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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 55 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 2.99% 0.41% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 0.49% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 13
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
296 206 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 88.62% 84.43% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 286 195 226
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reigate

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (96.30%) Degree
2 23 (85.19%) OO
2 23 (85.19%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) C++
3 20 (74.07%) Software Testing
4 19 (70.37%) Java
4 19 (70.37%) Mathematics
5 15 (55.56%) TestComplete
5 15 (55.56%) Ranorex
5 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (55.56%) Delphi
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
8 8 (29.63%) .NET
9 7 (25.93%) Telematics
9 7 (25.93%) Change Control
9 7 (25.93%) User Stories
9 7 (25.93%) Use Case
9 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) SOA
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) TOWER Software
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 4 (14.81%) Time Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) TestComplete
1 15 (55.56%) Ranorex
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Mathematics
2 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
4 7 (25.93%) Telematics
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) OO
2 20 (74.07%) Software Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Use Case
4 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 7 (25.93%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) RAD
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
1 23 (85.19%) C++
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) Delphi
4 4 (14.81%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) HP