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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.28% 2.83% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 3.33% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 22
Median salary £35,000 £43,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% +27.20%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
323 541 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.40% 85.06% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 286 484 517
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Biotechnology
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Cybercrime
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Trainee
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Biotechnology
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Cybercrime
3 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) API Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center