The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 61 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.81% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 862 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.06% 97.73% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 654 718 553
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Surrey

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 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Guildford

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 32 (71.11%) Degree
3 31 (68.89%) Test Automation
4 28 (62.22%) Selenium
5 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (48.89%) Web Services
6 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (48.89%) WebDriver
7 19 (42.22%) QA
7 19 (42.22%) Mathematics
7 19 (42.22%) .NET
8 18 (40.00%) C#
8 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
8 18 (40.00%) Finance
8 18 (40.00%) ISEB
9 17 (37.78%) Test Strategy
9 17 (37.78%) Analytics
9 17 (37.78%) Ranorex
9 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
9 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (37.78%) TestComplete
9 17 (37.78%) WinRunner
9 17 (37.78%) RAD
9 17 (37.78%) OO
10 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
11 14 (31.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (26.67%) Oracle
12 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
13 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
13 11 (24.44%) Load Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Selenium
2 22 (48.89%) WebDriver
3 17 (37.78%) Ranorex
3 17 (37.78%) TestComplete
3 17 (37.78%) WinRunner
4 14 (31.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 9 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) Toad
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Web Services
2 19 (42.22%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) MapReduce
6 1 (2.22%) Swing
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Mathematics
2 18 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (20.00%) Open Source
4 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.33%) Life Science
5 6 (13.33%) Chemistry
6 2 (4.44%) Biology
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Test Automation
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Test Strategy
3 17 (37.78%) Analytics
3 17 (37.78%) RAD
3 17 (37.78%) OO
4 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
5 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Load Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.33%) V-Model
9 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Scrum
11 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.44%) Project Management
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Degree
2 18 (40.00%) ISEB
3 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.89%) PhD
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Sony
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
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