The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 63 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.53% 0.89% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.09% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 19
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 734 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 77.64% 82.01% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 525 622 563
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Guildford region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) AWK
4 8 (47.06%) Regular Expression
4 8 (47.06%) sed
4 8 (47.06%) User Experience
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) JMeter
8 4 (23.53%) Legal
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Test Management
9 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JMeter
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Support
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
3 8 (47.06%) AWK
3 8 (47.06%) sed
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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