The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 67 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.73% 1.73% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.75% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
536 629 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.63% 98.74% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 450 539 477
Average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.06% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Tester
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Guildford

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
3 8 (61.54%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) ISEB
4 7 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) JSON
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) SAP
8 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
8 3 (23.08%) Electronics
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £48,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago