The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Guildford region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 62 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.09% 1.85% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.87% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 27
Median salary £43,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £32,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
530 696 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.72% 98.86% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 426 612 729
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Guildford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Cybercrime
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) QA
8 4 (22.22%) Time Management
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
9 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (11.11%) API Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (11.11%) SDET

Tester Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Cybercrime
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) API Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP