Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 77 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.71% 1.11% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.30% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 29
Guildford median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% -10.26% +13.04%
10th Percentile £21,750 £18,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 690 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 87.83% 85.19% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 658 630 980
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,275 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Guildford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
3 1 (16.67%) MISRA
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC