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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 157 149 161
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 48 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.53% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 61
Median salary £31,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
3272 3854 4473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.07% 86.16% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 3232 3656
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
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 29 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 29 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 -3 21 £27,500 -9.83% 3
Guildford -4 7 - - 1
Redhill - 3 £55,000 -
Staines - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead +3 2 £50,000 -
Reigate - 1 £65,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (62.22%) Test Automation
2 52 (57.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 44 (48.89%) Windows
4 42 (46.67%) Automation Testing
5 38 (42.22%) Functional Testing
6 36 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 35 (38.89%) Python
8 33 (36.67%) Performance Testing
9 32 (35.56%) Perl
9 32 (35.56%) QA
10 31 (34.44%) Finance
11 30 (33.33%) ISEB
11 30 (33.33%) Unix
11 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 28 (31.11%) ISTQB
13 27 (30.00%) Project Planning
13 27 (30.00%) Regression Testing
14 26 (28.89%) XML
15 25 (27.78%) SQL
15 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
16 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
17 22 (24.44%) Time Management
18 21 (23.33%) Software Testing
18 21 (23.33%) C
18 21 (23.33%) C#
19 20 (22.22%) Automotive
19 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
20 19 (21.11%) JIRA
21 18 (20.00%) Ruby

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 (12.22%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.22%) BASE24
4 2 (2.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) VoIP
2 11 (12.22%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) VLAN
3 2 (2.22%) ATM
3 2 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) JIRA
2 15 (16.67%) InstallShield
3 13 (14.44%) Selenium
4 10 (11.11%) JMeter
5 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.67%) Introscope
6 6 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 6 (6.67%) WebLOAD
7 5 (5.56%) NUnit
8 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.44%) Protractor
8 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Automotive
3 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Analyst
2 42 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 27 (30.00%) Junior
4 24 (26.67%) Tester
5 23 (25.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 20 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
7 18 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
8 16 (17.78%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (17.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (17.78%) Test Leader
9 14 (15.56%) Junior Tester
10 12 (13.33%) Automation Tester
10 12 (13.33%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (12.22%) QA Analyst
12 10 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
12 10 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (11.11%) Test Engineer
13 9 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
13 9 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
13 9 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) XML
2 9 (10.00%) Middleware
3 5 (5.56%) WPF
4 4 (4.44%) LAMP
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) CESG
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.56%) Cybercrime
4 5 (5.56%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) Contactless
5 2 (2.22%) EMV
5 2 (2.22%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) Unix
3 15 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (16.67%) Solaris
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Test Automation
2 52 (57.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 42 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 38 (42.22%) Functional Testing
5 36 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 33 (36.67%) Performance Testing
7 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 27 (30.00%) Project Planning
8 27 (30.00%) Regression Testing
9 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 22 (24.44%) Time Management
11 21 (23.33%) Software Testing
12 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 14 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
15 13 (14.44%) Load Testing
16 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
17 11 (12.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) Python
2 32 (35.56%) Perl
3 25 (27.78%) SQL
4 21 (23.33%) C
4 21 (23.33%) C#
5 18 (20.00%) Ruby
6 15 (16.67%) C++
7 10 (11.11%) Java
7 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) ISEB
2 28 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 17 (18.89%) Degree
4 11 (12.22%) CCNA
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.22%) MCITP
4 11 (12.22%) MCSA
4 11 (12.22%) MCSE
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (12.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (12.22%) vMotion
2 6 (6.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle
4 11 (12.22%) Citrix
4 11 (12.22%) HP
4 11 (12.22%) VMware
5 6 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.67%) CA
5 6 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 5 (5.56%) TOWER Software
7 4 (4.44%) Demandware
8 2 (2.22%) CyberSource
8 2 (2.22%) DataCash
8 2 (2.22%) Elavon
8 2 (2.22%) Ingenico
8 2 (2.22%) Sage
8 2 (2.22%) TSYS
8 2 (2.22%) VeriFone
8 2 (2.22%) VocaLink
8 2 (2.22%) WorldPay
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