The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 69 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.49% 2.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 3.04% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 559 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.11% 71.94% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 443 487 555
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Guildford region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Guildford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
3 16 (88.89%) .NET
4 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 15 (83.33%) Selenium
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (61.11%) C#
6 11 (61.11%) Degree
6 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (55.56%) OO
7 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (50.00%) QA
8 9 (50.00%) Ranorex
8 9 (50.00%) RAD
8 9 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
8 9 (50.00%) WinRunner
8 9 (50.00%) Finance
8 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
8 9 (50.00%) Analytics
8 9 (50.00%) TestComplete
8 9 (50.00%) Mathematics
8 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
10 6 (33.33%) JSF
10 6 (33.33%) OWASP
10 6 (33.33%) Linux
10 6 (33.33%) Java
10 6 (33.33%) MySQL
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 9 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (11.11%) COM
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Xbox
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) OO
4 9 (50.00%) RAD
4 9 (50.00%) Analytics
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) OWASP
7 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (5.56%) UML
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) OOD
10 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) BT
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 4 days ago