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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 155 153 166
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 1.23% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 58
Median salary £31,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.14% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
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
3560 3901 4539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.36% 85.87% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3259 3725
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames -1 22 £29,500 -3.27% 4
Guildford -5 11 - -
Redhill - 6 £55,000 -
Reigate - 5 £55,000 -
Leatherhead +4 2 £50,000 -
Staines - 2 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 55 (65.48%) Test Automation
2 45 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (48.81%) Automation Testing
4 40 (47.62%) Functional Testing
5 38 (45.24%) Windows
6 33 (39.29%) Python
6 33 (39.29%) Performance Testing
6 33 (39.29%) QA
7 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (35.71%) Finance
9 29 (34.52%) ISEB
9 29 (34.52%) SQL
10 28 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 27 (32.14%) Perl
11 27 (32.14%) Manual Testing
12 26 (30.95%) ISTQB
12 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
13 25 (29.76%) Unix
14 24 (28.57%) XML
14 24 (28.57%) Project Planning
15 21 (25.00%) Regression Testing
16 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
17 19 (22.62%) C
17 19 (22.62%) C#
17 19 (22.62%) JIRA
17 19 (22.62%) Ruby
17 19 (22.62%) Software Testing
17 19 (22.62%) Time Management
18 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
19 17 (20.24%) Selenium

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.10%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.76%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.76%) BASE24
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) VoIP
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 11 (13.10%) VLAN
3 4 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) JIRA
2 17 (20.24%) Selenium
3 14 (16.67%) JMeter
4 13 (15.48%) InstallShield
5 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.52%) Protractor
6 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 6 (7.14%) Introscope
7 6 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 6 (7.14%) WebLOAD
8 5 (5.95%) NUnit
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Automotive
3 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Analyst
2 37 (44.05%) Test Analyst
3 22 (26.19%) Automation Test Analyst
3 22 (26.19%) Junior
4 21 (25.00%) Tester
5 18 (21.43%) Junior Analyst
6 16 (19.05%) Junior Test Analyst
7 15 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (17.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 13 (15.48%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (15.48%) Test Engineer
9 11 (13.10%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (13.10%) QA Analyst
9 11 (13.10%) Test Leader
10 10 (11.90%) Junior Tester
11 9 (10.71%) Automation Test Lead
11 9 (10.71%) Junior QA Analyst
11 9 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
11 9 (10.71%) QA Automation Analyst
11 9 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (10.71%) Middleware
3 8 (9.52%) LAMP
3 8 (9.52%) Web Services
4 5 (5.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) CESG
2 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Cybercrime
3 5 (5.95%) Statistics
4 4 (4.76%) Contactless
4 4 (4.76%) EMV
4 4 (4.76%) Fintech
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Unix
3 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 13 (15.48%) Solaris
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) Test Automation
2 45 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (48.81%) Automation Testing
4 40 (47.62%) Functional Testing
5 33 (39.29%) Performance Testing
6 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 27 (32.14%) Manual Testing
9 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
10 24 (28.57%) Project Planning
11 21 (25.00%) Regression Testing
12 19 (22.62%) Software Testing
12 19 (22.62%) Time Management
13 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
14 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (15.48%) Load Testing
16 11 (13.10%) Change Control
16 11 (13.10%) ITIL
16 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Python
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) Perl
4 19 (22.62%) C
4 19 (22.62%) C#
4 19 (22.62%) Ruby
5 14 (16.67%) Java
5 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.48%) C++
7 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
8 8 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) ISEB
2 26 (30.95%) ISTQB
3 14 (16.67%) Degree
4 13 (15.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (13.10%) CCNA
5 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.10%) MCITP
5 11 (13.10%) MCSA
5 11 (13.10%) MCSE
5 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (13.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (13.10%) vMotion
2 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.10%) Citrix
3 11 (13.10%) VMware
4 10 (11.90%) HP
5 9 (10.71%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 6 (7.14%) CA
6 6 (7.14%) Dynatrace
7 5 (5.95%) TOWER Software
8 4 (4.76%) CyberSource
8 4 (4.76%) DataCash
8 4 (4.76%) Elavon
8 4 (4.76%) Ingenico
8 4 (4.76%) Sage
8 4 (4.76%) TSYS
8 4 (4.76%) VeriFone
8 4 (4.76%) VocaLink
8 4 (4.76%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
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Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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