The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 68 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.10% 0.56% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.79% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,150 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
System 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
516 508 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.13% 71.65% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 474 457 622
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) CMDB
5 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
7 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Information Security
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (8.70%) SAN
12 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
12 2 (8.70%) VB
12 2 (8.70%) BT
12 2 (8.70%) SOAP
12 2 (8.70%) C++
12 2 (8.70%) MCSE
12 2 (8.70%) MCSA
12 2 (8.70%) HND
12 2 (8.70%) WAN
12 2 (8.70%) CCNA
12 2 (8.70%) Citrix

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Hardware Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) CMMI
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) VB
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) HND
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix
1 2 (8.70%) BT
1 2 (8.70%) Mitel
1 2 (8.70%) Altiris
1 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft