The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 74 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.93% 1.43% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.54% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Median salary £24,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 249 650 581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 76.85% 92.86% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 234 414 541
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.68% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Guildford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Guildford.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Release Management
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Games

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Junior
2 5 (45.45%) Junior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Junior Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft