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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 67 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.42% 1.98% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 0
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
554 752 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.69% 82.73% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 497 630 555
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 26 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow
6 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) System Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
6 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (23.53%) Line Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Sahi
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
7 4 (23.53%) JProfiler
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Sahi
2 4 (23.53%) JProfiler
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) QA Leader
5 4 (23.53%) Principal Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (35.29%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
4 5 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Line Management
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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