The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 49 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 5.50% 0.49% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 0.63% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 160 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 88.66% 78.43% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 248 143 196
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Reigate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Reigate region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Reigate

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) Degree
1 47 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 43 (91.49%) OO
3 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (78.72%) C++
4 37 (78.72%) Java
5 33 (70.21%) Software Testing
6 31 (65.96%) .NET
6 31 (65.96%) QA
6 31 (65.96%) Test Automation
7 30 (63.83%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (57.45%) Finance
9 26 (55.32%) TestComplete
9 26 (55.32%) Ranorex
10 23 (48.94%) SQL
11 20 (42.55%) Delphi
12 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
13 14 (29.79%) RAD
13 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
13 14 (29.79%) WinRunner
13 14 (29.79%) Selenium
13 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (29.79%) Analytics
14 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
15 10 (21.28%) Web Services
15 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
15 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
16 4 (8.51%) Python
17 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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.

Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) TestComplete
1 26 (55.32%) Ranorex
2 14 (29.79%) WinRunner
2 14 (29.79%) Selenium
3 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Tester
2 28 (59.57%) Analyst
3 27 (57.45%) QA Analyst
4 24 (51.06%) Test Analyst
5 23 (48.94%) Developer
6 17 (36.17%) QA Tester
7 16 (34.04%) Software Developer
8 14 (29.79%) QA Engineer
8 14 (29.79%) Automation Analyst
8 14 (29.79%) QA Automation Engineer
8 14 (29.79%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (27.66%) Automated Test Analyst
9 13 (27.66%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (21.28%) .NET Consultant
10 10 (21.28%) Test Consultant
10 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
10 10 (21.28%) Consultant
10 10 (21.28%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (21.28%) Automation Tester
11 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 30 (63.83%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
4 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) OO
2 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) Software Testing
4 31 (65.96%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.79%) Analytics
5 14 (29.79%) RAD
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (78.72%) C++
2 37 (78.72%) Java
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 20 (42.55%) Delphi
5 4 (8.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (65.96%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft