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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 62 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.26% 1.91% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 0
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
517 561 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.29% 82.26% 78.81%
Number of salaries quoted 469 488 459
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 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 14 (82.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) Requirements Management
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (47.06%) Line Management
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) MS Project
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Document Management
6 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Liquibase
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Business Analyst
3 11 (64.71%) Principal Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) Requirements Management
4 8 (47.06%) Line Management
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OWASP
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) BT
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago