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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 155 163 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 60 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.28% 1.03% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.28% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 44
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
3836 3753 4172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.11% 80.67% 76.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3261 3018 3598
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 22 £45,000 - 1
Reigate -10 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Guildford -19 9 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 -
Woking - 2 £57,500 -
Staines - 2 £52,500 -
Esher - 1 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 71 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.90%) Java
2 66 (56.90%) QA
3 62 (53.45%) Test Automation
4 58 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (48.28%) Software Testing
6 52 (44.83%) Selenium
7 49 (42.24%) Web Services
8 47 (40.52%) SQL
9 46 (39.66%) WebDriver
9 46 (39.66%) Test Scripting
10 45 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
10 45 (38.79%) PHP
11 44 (37.93%) Jenkins
12 38 (32.76%) LAMP
13 37 (31.90%) Workflow
14 36 (31.03%) Degree
15 35 (30.17%) C#
16 34 (29.31%) MySQL
17 32 (27.59%) C++
18 31 (26.72%) Load Testing
19 29 (25.00%) JIRA
20 28 (24.14%) JMeter
21 26 (22.41%) Python
21 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
22 23 (19.83%) OO
23 21 (18.10%) Ruby
24 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
25 17 (14.66%) TestComplete

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Project
2 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.31%) Firewall
3 3 (2.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (44.83%) Selenium
2 46 (39.66%) WebDriver
3 44 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 29 (25.00%) JIRA
5 28 (24.14%) JMeter
6 17 (14.66%) TestComplete
7 15 (12.93%) Ranorex
8 9 (7.76%) InstallShield
9 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.59%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.86%) Toad
13 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.86%) Firebug
13 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.86%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Automotive
3 2 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 20 (17.24%) Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Tester
4 16 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.07%) QA Manager
6 14 (12.07%) QA Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) QA Analyst
7 13 (11.21%) Senior QA Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) QA Tester
9 10 (8.62%) Software Engineer
10 9 (7.76%) Principal Business Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) Test Leader
12 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (5.17%) Test Analyst
13 6 (5.17%) Test Engineer
14 5 (4.31%) Junior Tester
14 5 (4.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) Web Services
2 38 (32.76%) LAMP
3 10 (8.62%) XML
4 9 (7.76%) .NET
5 2 (1.72%) COM
6 1 (0.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
2 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Telematics
5 5 (4.31%) Open Source
6 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.59%) Clustering
8 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.72%) Xbox
8 2 (1.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Solaris
2 8 (6.90%) UNIX
3 3 (2.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.45%) Test Automation
3 58 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 56 (48.28%) Software Testing
5 46 (39.66%) Test Scripting
6 45 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (31.90%) Workflow
8 31 (26.72%) Load Testing
9 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
10 23 (19.83%) OO
11 17 (14.66%) Information Assurance
12 14 (12.07%) Time Management
13 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
14 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (9.48%) Performance Testing
16 10 (8.62%) Project Planning
17 9 (7.76%) Requirements Management
17 9 (7.76%) Change Management
18 8 (6.90%) Security Testing
18 8 (6.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.90%) Java
2 47 (40.52%) SQL
3 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 45 (38.79%) PHP
4 35 (30.17%) C#
5 32 (27.59%) C++
6 26 (22.41%) Python
7 21 (18.10%) Ruby
8 15 (12.93%) Delphi
9 11 (9.48%) Perl
10 4 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.21%) ISEB
4 5 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) MCITP
5 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) MCSE
5 3 (2.59%) MCSA
5 3 (2.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (56.90%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) HP
2 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.17%) Primavera
4 4 (3.45%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) BT
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
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