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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 63 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.12% 1.03% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
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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
539 651 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.54% 83.78% 74.14%
Number of salaries quoted 480 567 522
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (52.17%) QA
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
7 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) SOA
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) JUnit
8 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Sahi
8 4 (17.39%) JProfiler
9 3 (13.04%) SaaS
9 3 (13.04%) PaaS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Sahi
2 4 (17.39%) JProfiler
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
4 4 (17.39%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) System Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Time Management
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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