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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 47 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.97% 2.55% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 3.10% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
562 741 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 79.72% 82.15% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 495 634 577
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (65.71%) ISTQB
2 16 (45.71%) Selenium
3 15 (42.86%) Degree
3 15 (42.86%) JIRA
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) JMeter
4 14 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) Python
8 9 (25.71%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
8 9 (25.71%) UNIX
8 9 (25.71%) C
8 9 (25.71%) C++
8 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Robot Framework
9 8 (22.86%) Load Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Test Management
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (20.00%) Perl
11 6 (17.14%) MySQL
11 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (17.14%) User Experience
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.29%) Regular Expression

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Selenium
2 15 (42.86%) JIRA
3 14 (40.00%) JMeter
4 9 (25.71%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Sahi
5 2 (5.71%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Test Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Test Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Support
4 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Load Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Test Management
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Data Management
7 3 (8.57%) Process Management
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Python
4 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 9 (25.71%) C
4 9 (25.71%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) sed
6 5 (14.29%) AWK
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) ISTQB
2 15 (42.86%) Degree
3 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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