The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 290 338 310
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 169 100 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 123 65 104
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17670 16495 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.82% 74.48% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13894 13425 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +27 59 £50,000 - 11
West Sussex +27 34 £60,000 +48.14% 1
Hampshire -3 34 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Berkshire +24 28 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Kent -8 4 £34,500 -27.36%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £46,250 - 5
East Sussex -19 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 178 (52.66%) QA
2 126 (37.28%) Finance
3 121 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (34.02%) SQL
5 112 (33.14%) .NET
6 106 (31.36%) Software Testing
7 99 (29.29%) C#
8 94 (27.81%) Test Automation
9 90 (26.63%) Degree
10 89 (26.33%) Selenium
11 86 (25.44%) Java
12 82 (24.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 75 (22.19%) ISTQB
14 66 (19.53%) OO
15 64 (18.93%) Mathematics
16 60 (17.75%) Test Scripting
17 59 (17.46%) Microsoft
18 58 (17.16%) QuickTest Pro
19 50 (14.79%) ISEB
19 50 (14.79%) Security Cleared
19 50 (14.79%) WebDriver
20 49 (14.50%) HP Quality Center
20 49 (14.50%) C++
21 46 (13.61%) Scrum
21 46 (13.61%) Automated Testing
22 45 (13.31%) SQL Server
23 43 (12.72%) JIRA
23 43 (12.72%) SC Cleared
24 42 (12.43%) .NET Framework
24 42 (12.43%) HP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (8.88%) IIS
2 21 (6.21%) Confluence
3 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.89%) Lync
4 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.96%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.55%) GitHub
3 5 (1.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.51%) Internet
2 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.89%) SAN
3 3 (0.89%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) Wireless
4 2 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) SS7
5 1 (0.30%) ISUP
5 1 (0.30%) INAP
5 1 (0.30%) GPRS
5 1 (0.30%) GSM
5 1 (0.30%) PBX
5 1 (0.30%) UMTS
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 37 (10.95%) RDBMS
4 18 (5.33%) RavenDB
5 17 (5.03%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (5.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.03%) DB2
5 17 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.03%) DataStage
5 17 (5.03%) SQLPlus
5 17 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.55%) MySQL
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 89 (26.33%) Selenium
2 58 (17.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 50 (14.79%) WebDriver
4 43 (12.72%) JIRA
5 29 (8.58%) TestComplete
6 26 (7.69%) Ranorex
7 24 (7.10%) NUnit
7 24 (7.10%) WinRunner
8 22 (6.51%) Cucumber
9 21 (6.21%) Git (software)
10 18 (5.33%) TeamCity
10 18 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 18 (5.33%) Moq
10 18 (5.33%) NCrunch
10 18 (5.33%) ReSharper
10 18 (5.33%) WATIR
11 17 (5.03%) LoadRunner
11 17 (5.03%) Toad
12 15 (4.44%) Jenkins
13 14 (4.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (37.28%) Finance
2 36 (10.65%) Retail
3 34 (10.06%) Advertising
4 33 (9.76%) Banking
5 13 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.96%) Back Office
7 9 (2.66%) Military
8 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.18%) Games
10 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 118 (34.91%) Test Manager
2 93 (27.51%) Analyst
3 81 (23.96%) Test Analyst
4 71 (21.01%) Tester
5 52 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 51 (15.09%) Test Engineer
7 45 (13.31%) QA Engineer
8 33 (9.76%) Developer
9 31 (9.17%) Automation Engineer
10 29 (8.58%) QA Tester
11 27 (7.99%) QA Test Analyst
11 27 (7.99%) Automation Analyst
12 24 (7.10%) QA Automation Engineer
13 23 (6.80%) Senior Test Manager
13 23 (6.80%) Senior Manager
14 22 (6.51%) Programme Manager
14 22 (6.51%) Programme Test Manager
14 22 (6.51%) Automated Test Analyst
15 20 (5.92%) Automation Test Analyst
15 20 (5.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (33.14%) .NET
2 42 (12.43%) .NET Framework
3 34 (10.06%) Web Services
4 27 (7.99%) HTML
5 25 (7.40%) Gherkin
6 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET
7 20 (5.92%) CSS
7 20 (5.92%) jQuery
8 19 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (5.33%) Dapper ORM
9 18 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (5.33%) StructureMap
9 18 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (5.33%) Castle Windsor
9 18 (5.33%) Spring.NET
9 18 (5.33%) MSMQ
9 18 (5.33%) NHibernate
10 11 (3.25%) XML
11 7 (2.07%) LAMP
12 5 (1.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.93%) Mathematics
2 32 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.51%) Client/Server
4 21 (6.21%) Mobile App
5 18 (5.33%) Open Source
6 17 (5.03%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.55%) Blog
8 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.18%) Clustering
10 3 (0.89%) CCTV
10 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (0.89%) EFT
11 2 (0.59%) Firmware
11 2 (0.59%) Social Media
11 2 (0.59%) iPad
11 2 (0.59%) Xbox
12 1 (0.30%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.21%) Windows
2 20 (5.92%) UNIX
3 14 (4.14%) Linux
4 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.59%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (31.36%) Software Testing
3 94 (27.81%) Test Automation
4 82 (24.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 66 (19.53%) OO
6 60 (17.75%) Test Scripting
7 46 (13.61%) Automated Testing
7 46 (13.61%) Scrum
8 41 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (11.83%) Test Management
10 35 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (10.06%) TDD
12 31 (9.17%) BDD
13 28 (8.28%) Integration Testing
14 27 (7.99%) Analytics
15 25 (7.40%) RAD
16 24 (7.10%) ITIL
17 20 (5.92%) PRINCE2
17 20 (5.92%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 115 (34.02%) SQL
2 99 (29.29%) C#
3 86 (25.44%) Java
4 49 (14.50%) C++
5 33 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 21 (6.21%) Delphi
7 18 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.33%) Ruby
8 17 (5.03%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.73%) C
10 13 (3.85%) PHP
11 8 (2.37%) Python
12 5 (1.48%) VB
12 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.89%) R
14 3 (0.89%) VBScript
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
15 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (26.63%) Degree
2 75 (22.19%) ISTQB
3 50 (14.79%) Security Cleared
3 50 (14.79%) ISEB
4 43 (12.72%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (2.96%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.89%) MCITP
9 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.89%) MCSE
9 3 (0.89%) MCSA
9 3 (0.89%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (52.66%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) TickIT
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.89%) vCloud
2 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.30%) Nmap
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (14.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.43%) HP
3 28 (8.28%) Oracle
4 18 (5.33%) Endeca
4 18 (5.33%) RedPrairie
5 17 (5.03%) Business Objects
5 17 (5.03%) Cognos
6 4 (1.18%) Primavera
7 3 (0.89%) Altova
7 3 (0.89%) Citrix
7 3 (0.89%) Empirix
8 2 (0.59%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) Zend
9 1 (0.30%) ESRI
9 1 (0.30%) BT
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
9 1 (0.30%) Veritas
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco
9 1 (0.30%) IBM
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Totaljobs Group.
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
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