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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 50 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.14% 1.77% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 2.02% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
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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
303 248 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 86.57% 87.63% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 294 225 235
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reigate

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) OO
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Delphi
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
4 10 (47.62%) TestComplete
4 10 (47.62%) Ranorex
4 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (42.86%) Change Control
5 9 (42.86%) User Stories
5 9 (42.86%) Telematics
5 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 9 (42.86%) Use Case
5 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) SOA
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) TOWER Software
7 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (28.57%) VB
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) TestComplete
1 10 (47.62%) Ranorex
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.52%) Toad
3 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
3 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Software Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) Telematics
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Use Case
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Change Control
3 9 (42.86%) User Stories
4 8 (38.10%) SOA
5 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Time Management
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) Delphi
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) TOWER Software
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP