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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.16% 1.56% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.62% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 1
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
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
670 866 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.68% 96.33% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 588 716 596
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Guildford

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 30 (69.77%) Degree
3 28 (65.12%) Test Automation
4 25 (58.14%) Selenium
5 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 18 (41.86%) ISEB
6 18 (41.86%) Web Services
6 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (41.86%) WebDriver
7 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
7 17 (39.53%) .NET
8 16 (37.21%) Finance
8 16 (37.21%) QA
9 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
9 15 (34.88%) C#
10 14 (32.56%) Client/Server
10 14 (32.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
11 13 (30.23%) Analytics
11 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (30.23%) Ranorex
11 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
11 13 (30.23%) TestComplete
11 13 (30.23%) RAD
11 13 (30.23%) WinRunner
11 13 (30.23%) OO
12 12 (27.91%) Java
12 12 (27.91%) Oracle
13 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (25.58%) Load Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Selenium
2 18 (41.86%) WebDriver
3 14 (32.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (30.23%) Ranorex
4 13 (30.23%) TestComplete
4 13 (30.23%) WinRunner
5 9 (20.93%) LoadRunner
5 9 (20.93%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Toad
7 1 (2.33%) NUnit
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 17 (39.53%) .NET
3 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Swing
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
2 14 (32.56%) Client/Server
3 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
3 9 (20.93%) Open Source
4 6 (13.95%) Chemistry
4 6 (13.95%) Life Science
5 2 (4.65%) Biology
5 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Test Automation
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
4 13 (30.23%) Analytics
4 13 (30.23%) RAD
4 13 (30.23%) OO
5 11 (25.58%) Load Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) V-Model
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.98%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Test Management
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 18 (41.86%) ISEB
3 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.30%) PhD
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Sony
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Great package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: car allowance, health plan, company pension and a workload related bonus for qualified individuals.
Posted: 27 days ago