Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 89 76
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.89% 0.71% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 0.79% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 7
Guildford median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -18.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,250 £42,500 £37,500
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +6.67%

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 731 761 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 88.82% 90.17% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 605 677 646
Guildford median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 21 (65.63%) Degree
1 21 (65.63%) Mathematics
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) QA
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
5 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) Java

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Analyst
1 31 (96.88%) Test Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Junior
2 10 (31.25%) Junior Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Mathematics
2 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (15.63%) System Testing
3 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Data Management
4 4 (12.50%) Line Management
4 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) User Stories
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) C++
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft