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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 55 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.38% 0.98% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.18% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 15
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
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
265 170 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 89.53% 82.93% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 259 162 174
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 £33,000 £39,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) OO
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
1 33 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (84.85%) Software Testing
2 28 (84.85%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) Java
3 24 (72.73%) TestComplete
3 24 (72.73%) Ranorex
3 24 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (57.58%) Delphi
6 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) QA
6 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 8 (24.24%) RAD
10 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
11 5 (15.15%) Analytics
11 5 (15.15%) Selenium
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
11 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) WinRunner
11 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 3 (9.09%) Python
13 1 (3.03%) Banking

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) TestComplete
1 24 (72.73%) Ranorex
2 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
2 5 (15.15%) WinRunner
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Software Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Tester
4 12 (36.36%) Analyst
4 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
5 11 (33.33%) QA Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Test Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) QA Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Test Consultant
7 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Consultant
7 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Consultant
7 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 24 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) OO
2 28 (84.85%) Software Testing
3 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) RAD
6 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) Java
3 19 (57.58%) Delphi
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft