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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Surrey
Rank 132 172 165
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 0.99% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.12% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 52
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -17.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
2202 3480 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.91% 88.01% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 3014 3268
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Reigate +34 11 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Staines - 4 £52,500 - 1
Woking - 3 - -
Walton-on-Thames +6 2 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Redhill +6 1 £36,500 -33.63%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (68.85%) Test Automation
3 41 (67.21%) ISTQB
4 31 (50.82%) Selenium
5 28 (45.90%) ISEB
6 27 (44.26%) Software Testing
7 25 (40.98%) Automated Testing
8 24 (39.34%) QA
8 24 (39.34%) Defect Management
9 21 (34.43%) Finance
10 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
11 17 (27.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (27.87%) Scrum
11 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
11 17 (27.87%) HP UFT
11 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
13 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
14 14 (22.95%) SDLC
14 14 (22.95%) JIRA
14 14 (22.95%) System Testing
15 13 (21.31%) .NET
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (19.67%) C#
16 12 (19.67%) Linux
16 12 (19.67%) Python
16 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (18.03%) TDD
17 11 (18.03%) Java
17 11 (18.03%) SoapUI

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 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Selenium
2 17 (27.87%) HP UFT
3 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
4 14 (22.95%) JIRA
5 11 (18.03%) SoapUI
6 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
7 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
8 7 (11.48%) MSTest
8 7 (11.48%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.56%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (6.56%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.92%) Gatling
10 3 (4.92%) JMeter
11 2 (3.28%) InstallShield
11 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.28%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.28%) Automotive
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Test Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) Test Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) Test Manager
5 11 (18.03%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) QA Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.20%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (68.85%) Test Automation
3 27 (44.26%) Software Testing
4 25 (40.98%) Automated Testing
5 24 (39.34%) Defect Management
6 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
7 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
7 17 (27.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
9 14 (22.95%) SDLC
9 14 (22.95%) System Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (18.03%) TDD
12 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.39%) Line Management
12 10 (16.39%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
13 9 (14.75%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) C#
1 12 (19.67%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Ruby
5 8 (13.11%) C++
6 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.92%) Groovy
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) VB
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (67.21%) ISTQB
2 28 (45.90%) ISEB
3 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (14.75%) Degree
5 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CISA
6 1 (1.64%) CISM
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (39.34%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) HP
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.64%) Netezza
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago