The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 149 155 189
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 55 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 1.00% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.22% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3743 3539 4016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.02% 82.34% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 2780 3394
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Leatherhead - 19 £45,000 -
Reigate -4 11 £55,000 +15.78%
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 - 1
Guildford -13 7 £53,000 +14.59%
Woking - 2 £57,500 -
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 66 (61.11%) QA
2 65 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 59 (54.63%) Java
5 57 (52.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 55 (50.93%) Selenium
7 53 (49.07%) Web Services
8 50 (46.30%) SQL
8 50 (46.30%) Software Testing
9 49 (45.37%) WebDriver
10 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
11 47 (43.52%) PHP
11 47 (43.52%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (42.59%) Jenkins
13 42 (38.89%) LAMP
14 41 (37.96%) Workflow
15 39 (36.11%) Test Scripting
16 38 (35.19%) MySQL
17 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
18 36 (33.33%) JMeter
19 32 (29.63%) Python
20 30 (27.78%) C#
20 30 (27.78%) Degree
21 29 (26.85%) Ruby
22 28 (25.93%) JIRA
22 28 (25.93%) Load Testing
23 26 (24.07%) C++
24 20 (18.52%) Information Assurance
25 19 (17.59%) Time Management
26 17 (15.74%) Windows

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Project
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) VoIP
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (50.93%) Selenium
2 49 (45.37%) WebDriver
3 46 (42.59%) Jenkins
4 36 (33.33%) JMeter
5 28 (25.93%) JIRA
6 13 (12.04%) InstallShield
7 10 (9.26%) TestComplete
7 10 (9.26%) Ranorex
8 8 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.85%) Toad
11 2 (1.85%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.93%) Firebug
12 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.93%) InstallAnywhere
12 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (37.04%) Analyst
2 20 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) Tester
4 16 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) QA Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) QA Engineer
6 14 (12.96%) Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Senior QA Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) QA Tester
7 13 (12.04%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Principal Business Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.41%) QA Manager
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Junior
11 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Junior Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.07%) Web Services
2 42 (38.89%) LAMP
3 15 (13.89%) XML
4 8 (7.41%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) JSF
5 1 (0.93%) Ajax
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Mathematics
1 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.33%) Telematics
3 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.63%) Open Source
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Solaris
2 11 (10.19%) UNIX
3 6 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 57 (52.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 50 (46.30%) Software Testing
5 47 (43.52%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (37.96%) Workflow
7 39 (36.11%) Test Scripting
8 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
9 28 (25.93%) Load Testing
10 20 (18.52%) Information Assurance
11 19 (17.59%) Time Management
12 17 (15.74%) Automated Testing
13 16 (14.81%) OO
13 16 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (12.96%) Project Planning
15 13 (12.04%) Cyber Security
16 11 (10.19%) Requirements Management
16 11 (10.19%) Change Management
17 9 (8.33%) Use Case
17 9 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) Java
2 50 (46.30%) SQL
3 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 47 (43.52%) PHP
5 32 (29.63%) Python
6 30 (27.78%) C#
7 29 (26.85%) Ruby
8 26 (24.07%) C++
9 15 (13.89%) Perl
10 10 (9.26%) Delphi
11 6 (5.56%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (27.78%) Degree
2 15 (13.89%) ISEB
3 14 (12.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (61.11%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Primavera
7 1 (0.93%) BT
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