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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Surrey
Rank 140 168 153
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 0.80% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.92% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 56
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
2183 3363 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.50% 87.10% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1852 2896 3166
Median salary £48,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,791 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +29 11 £52,500 - 1
Redhill +8 8 £38,750 -29.54%
Staines - 1 £52,500 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
3 45 (68.18%) ISTQB
4 39 (59.09%) Selenium
5 32 (48.48%) QA
6 31 (46.97%) ISEB
7 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
7 27 (40.91%) Software Testing
8 24 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 22 (33.33%) HP UFT
10 21 (31.82%) SDLC
11 19 (28.79%) .NET
12 18 (27.27%) Scrum
12 18 (27.27%) JIRA
12 18 (27.27%) Defect Management
13 17 (25.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (25.76%) C#
14 16 (24.24%) Finance
14 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
15 15 (22.73%) SQL
15 15 (22.73%) Python
16 14 (21.21%) Linux
16 14 (21.21%) Java
16 14 (21.21%) WebDriver
16 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
17 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
18 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
18 12 (18.18%) Ruby
18 12 (18.18%) 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 2 (3.03%) Apache
1 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) Selenium
2 22 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 18 (27.27%) JIRA
4 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
5 14 (21.21%) WebDriver
6 12 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 10 (15.15%) MSTest
8 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
9 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
10 6 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.03%) WebLOAD
12 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
12 1 (1.52%) JMeter
12 1 (1.52%) Protractor
12 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
1 29 (43.94%) Test Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Test Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Test Manager
6 8 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Functional Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Functional Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
3 27 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 21 (31.82%) SDLC
6 18 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 18 (27.27%) Scrum
7 17 (25.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
9 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (16.67%) TDD
10 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (13.64%) Open Source
11 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 9 (13.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) C#
2 15 (22.73%) Python
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 12 (18.18%) Ruby
5 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.61%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) Groovy
10 2 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) VBScript
11 1 (1.52%) C
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 31 (46.97%) ISEB
3 24 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (48.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) HP
1 8 (12.12%) VMware
2 7 (10.61%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.52%) Netezza
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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