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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 68 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.52% 1.20% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.50% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 14
Average salary - £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.63%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
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
647 599 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 89.12% 79.87% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 404 553 665
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) XenApp
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) CESG
2 11 (84.62%) MCITP
2 11 (84.62%) VLAN
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 11 (84.62%) MCSA
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 11 (84.62%) Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (84.62%) vMotion
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Project Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Server Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) CESG
2 5 (38.46%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (84.62%) Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) MCITP
2 11 (84.62%) MCSA
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (84.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (84.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) VMware