The median annual salary for a Tester was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.10% 1.07% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.10% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median salary £46,250 £43,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.55% +32.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 347 544 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 95.86% 96.63% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 326 426 602
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Guildford

Tester
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Tester in Guildford

Tester
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Guildford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Guildford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik
Guildford, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago