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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 61 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 2.01% 2.94% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.20% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
405 344 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 90.40% 91.98% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 395 335 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,209
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) User Stories
3 8 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) TOWER Software
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Statistics
5 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (41.67%) Code Coverage
5 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (41.67%) MVVM
5 5 (41.67%) Big Data
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) NUnit
6 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (25.00%) Introscope
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) Statistics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (25.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Code Coverage
4 5 (41.67%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) MVVM
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) TOWER Software
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (25.00%) CA
3 3 (25.00%) Dynatrace