The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 275 325 314
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 182 104 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.63% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 122 73 96
Average salary £49,125 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +19 53 £50,000 +8.69% 5
Hampshire +2 42 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Berkshire +16 38 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Sussex +20 30 £59,250 +31.66% 3
Sussex +6 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Kent -1 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 190 (51.91%) QA
2 137 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (33.61%) Selenium
4 120 (32.79%) Finance
5 115 (31.42%) SQL
6 114 (31.15%) Software Testing
7 106 (28.96%) .NET
8 98 (26.78%) C#
9 96 (26.23%) Java
9 96 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 89 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 85 (23.22%) Test Scripting
12 84 (22.95%) ISTQB
13 81 (22.13%) Degree
14 77 (21.04%) WebDriver
15 67 (18.31%) Scrum
16 66 (18.03%) QuickTest Pro
17 65 (17.76%) ISEB
18 60 (16.39%) HP
18 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
19 59 (16.12%) OO
20 57 (15.57%) HP Quality Center
21 56 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (15.30%) Mathematics
22 55 (15.03%) JIRA
22 55 (15.03%) Test Management
23 53 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
24 52 (14.21%) Relational Database
25 49 (13.39%) RDBMS
26 48 (13.11%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (9.02%) IIS
2 25 (6.83%) Confluence
3 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.82%) Lync
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Project
3 4 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.28%) GitHub
2 22 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.91%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.46%) Internet
2 7 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.82%) Firewall
3 3 (0.82%) FTP
3 3 (0.82%) SAN
4 2 (0.55%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.27%) SS7
5 1 (0.27%) GPRS
5 1 (0.27%) GSM
5 1 (0.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.21%) Relational Database
3 49 (13.39%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.01%) RavenDB
5 20 (5.46%) Oracle ODI
5 20 (5.46%) Oracle Exadata
5 20 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (5.46%) DB2
5 20 (5.46%) DataStage
5 20 (5.46%) SQLPlus
5 20 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (4.92%) MySQL
7 4 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 123 (33.61%) Selenium
2 77 (21.04%) WebDriver
3 66 (18.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 55 (15.03%) JIRA
5 42 (11.48%) Cucumber
6 33 (9.02%) WATIR
7 32 (8.74%) Git (software)
8 30 (8.20%) TestComplete
9 28 (7.65%) NUnit
10 27 (7.38%) TeamCity
11 26 (7.10%) Ranorex
12 23 (6.28%) Jenkins
13 22 (6.01%) Rhino Mocks
13 22 (6.01%) Moq
13 22 (6.01%) NCrunch
13 22 (6.01%) LoadRunner
13 22 (6.01%) ReSharper
14 20 (5.46%) WinRunner
14 20 (5.46%) Toad
15 12 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (32.79%) Finance
2 36 (9.84%) Banking
3 35 (9.56%) Advertising
4 29 (7.92%) Retail
5 13 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Back Office
7 4 (1.09%) Games
8 3 (0.82%) Military
8 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (33.61%) Test Manager
2 94 (25.68%) Analyst
3 81 (22.13%) Test Analyst
4 65 (17.76%) Tester
5 58 (15.85%) QA Engineer
6 44 (12.02%) Test Engineer
7 41 (11.20%) QA Analyst
8 30 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
9 29 (7.92%) Developer
10 25 (6.83%) Automation Analyst
11 24 (6.56%) Senior Manager
11 24 (6.56%) Senior Test Manager
11 24 (6.56%) QA Tester
12 23 (6.28%) Programme Test Manager
12 23 (6.28%) Programme Manager
12 23 (6.28%) QA Automation Engineer
13 21 (5.74%) Quality Engineer
14 19 (5.19%) QA Manager
14 19 (5.19%) QA Test Analyst
15 18 (4.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (28.96%) .NET
2 42 (11.48%) .NET Framework
2 42 (11.48%) Gherkin
3 39 (10.66%) Web Services
4 31 (8.47%) HTML
5 29 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 24 (6.56%) CSS
6 24 (6.56%) jQuery
7 23 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (6.01%) Spring.NET
8 22 (6.01%) Dapper ORM
8 22 (6.01%) StructureMap
8 22 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (6.01%) Castle Windsor
8 22 (6.01%) MSMQ
8 22 (6.01%) NHibernate
9 13 (3.55%) LAMP
10 11 (3.01%) XML
11 5 (1.37%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.30%) Mathematics
2 33 (9.02%) Open Source
3 28 (7.65%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.83%) Mobile App
5 23 (6.28%) Blog
6 20 (5.46%) Mainframe
7 16 (4.37%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.09%) Clustering
10 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.82%) CCTV
10 3 (0.82%) EFT
10 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.55%) Firmware
11 2 (0.55%) Xbox
11 2 (0.55%) Social Media
11 2 (0.55%) iPad
12 1 (0.27%) EFTPOS
12 1 (0.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.38%) Windows
2 26 (7.10%) UNIX
3 19 (5.19%) Linux
4 6 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.55%) Solaris
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.15%) Software Testing
3 96 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 89 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 85 (23.22%) Test Scripting
6 67 (18.31%) Scrum
7 59 (16.12%) OO
8 56 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (15.03%) Test Management
10 53 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (12.30%) Automated Testing
12 44 (12.02%) TDD
13 40 (10.93%) BDD
14 36 (9.84%) ERP
15 35 (9.56%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.47%) Integration Testing
16 31 (8.47%) Regression Testing
17 24 (6.56%) Analytics
17 24 (6.56%) PRINCE2
17 24 (6.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 115 (31.42%) SQL
2 98 (26.78%) C#
3 96 (26.23%) Java
4 46 (12.57%) C++
5 45 (12.30%) JavaScript
6 39 (10.66%) Ruby
7 24 (6.56%) PHP
8 23 (6.28%) VB.NET
9 22 (6.01%) Delphi
10 20 (5.46%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.64%) C
12 11 (3.01%) Python
13 7 (1.91%) Perl
14 6 (1.64%) VB
15 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.37%) VBScript
16 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.09%) R
17 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (22.95%) ISTQB
2 81 (22.13%) Degree
3 65 (17.76%) ISEB
4 47 (12.84%) Security Cleared
5 38 (10.38%) SC Cleared
6 19 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.73%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.82%) MCITP
10 3 (0.82%) CCNA
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.82%) MCSE
10 3 (0.82%) MCSA
11 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (51.91%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.55%) TickIT
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.82%) vCloud
1 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.27%) Nmap
3 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 57 (15.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 60 (16.39%) HP
2 48 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.02%) Oracle
4 22 (6.01%) RedPrairie
4 22 (6.01%) Endeca
5 20 (5.46%) Cognos
5 20 (5.46%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.64%) Primavera
7 3 (0.82%) VMware
7 3 (0.82%) Altova
7 3 (0.82%) Empirix
7 3 (0.82%) Citrix
8 2 (0.55%) NetApp
8 2 (0.55%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.55%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) ESRI
9 1 (0.27%) Zend
9 1 (0.27%) Capita
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 20-32K
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42500 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Mason Frank
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago