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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 58 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.07% 1.82% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.82% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 19
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
453 658 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.59% 99.55% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 393 581 654
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £57,500
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 30 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Guildford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
3 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Cybercrime
5 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) PhantomJS
8 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) SDET
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) PhantomJS
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
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 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
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 6 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP