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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 159 161 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 46 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.01% 1.18% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.44% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 22
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3817 4181 3891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.09% 82.24% 77.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3281 3411 3083
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Guildford +13 14 £51,500 +8.42% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £30,500 -
Leatherhead -2 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Reigate -5 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (54.46%) QA
2 51 (50.50%) Test Automation
3 41 (40.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (37.62%) Software Engineering
5 37 (36.63%) Selenium
6 36 (35.64%) Finance
7 32 (31.68%) Java
7 32 (31.68%) SQL
7 32 (31.68%) Software Testing
8 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (29.70%) MS Office
9 30 (29.70%) Workflow
9 30 (29.70%) Change Management
9 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
10 27 (26.73%) Web Services
10 27 (26.73%) WebDriver
11 26 (25.74%) Python
11 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
12 25 (24.75%) PHP
12 25 (24.75%) Ruby
13 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (23.76%) Jenkins
13 24 (23.76%) JMeter
13 24 (23.76%) LAMP
14 21 (20.79%) MySQL
14 21 (20.79%) Load Testing
15 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
15 20 (19.80%) UNIX
15 20 (19.80%) Linux
16 19 (18.81%) C#

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (29.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
1 3 (2.97%) PaaS
1 3 (2.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) VoIP
2 3 (2.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) Big Data
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (36.63%) Selenium
2 27 (26.73%) WebDriver
3 24 (23.76%) JMeter
3 24 (23.76%) Jenkins
4 16 (15.84%) JIRA
5 15 (14.85%) InstallShield
6 4 (3.96%) JUnit
6 4 (3.96%) JProfiler
6 4 (3.96%) Sahi
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (55.45%) Analyst
2 28 (27.72%) Systems Analyst
3 23 (22.77%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) QA Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Junior
7 6 (5.94%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) QA Leader
9 4 (3.96%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Test Manager
11 2 (1.98%) Business Analyst
11 2 (1.98%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) Web Services
2 24 (23.76%) LAMP
3 16 (15.84%) Middleware
4 15 (14.85%) XML
5 4 (3.96%) .NET
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 2 (1.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.98%) Telematics
2 2 (1.98%) EFT
2 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.99%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) UNIX
1 20 (19.80%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) Windows
3 14 (13.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Test Automation
2 41 (40.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (37.62%) Software Engineering
4 32 (31.68%) Software Testing
5 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (29.70%) Change Management
6 30 (29.70%) Workflow
7 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (20.79%) Load Testing
9 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
10 19 (18.81%) Time Management
11 16 (15.84%) Project Planning
11 16 (15.84%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (14.85%) Automated Testing
12 15 (14.85%) Cyber Security
13 14 (13.86%) Regression Testing
14 12 (11.88%) Data Management
14 12 (11.88%) Data Protection
15 9 (8.91%) Information Assurance
16 8 (7.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) Java
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
2 26 (25.74%) Python
3 25 (24.75%) Ruby
3 25 (24.75%) PHP
4 19 (18.81%) C#
5 15 (14.85%) Perl
6 14 (13.86%) C++
6 14 (13.86%) C
7 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Delphi
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
2 17 (16.83%) ISEB
3 16 (15.84%) Degree
4 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (54.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) XenApp
1 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.98%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.99%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Citrix
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