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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 69 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.11% 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.41% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £53,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.70% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £40,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
586 427 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.39% 73.88% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 534 386 526
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,050 £65,000
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
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 21 November 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) COM
5 2 (18.18%) Games
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
2 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Principal Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Xbox
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle