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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 155 155 185
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 53 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.15% 1.24% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.49% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 33
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
3759 4348 4240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.63% 82.72% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 3544 3301
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Leatherhead - 20 £50,000 -
Guildford +5 9 £41,500 -12.63%
Walton-on-Thames +3 9 £30,500 -12.85%
Woking +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (65.14%) QA
2 63 (57.80%) Test Automation
3 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (51.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (50.46%) Software Engineering
6 53 (48.62%) Selenium
7 47 (43.12%) Web Services
8 45 (41.28%) SQL
9 44 (40.37%) Python
9 44 (40.37%) Workflow
9 44 (40.37%) WebDriver
10 43 (39.45%) JavaScript
11 41 (37.61%) Java
11 41 (37.61%) PHP
11 41 (37.61%) Ruby
12 40 (36.70%) LAMP
12 40 (36.70%) JMeter
13 39 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (35.78%) Jenkins
14 38 (34.86%) Software Testing
15 33 (30.28%) MySQL
16 27 (24.77%) C#
17 26 (23.85%) Test Scripting
18 25 (22.94%) Time Management
18 25 (22.94%) Degree
18 25 (22.94%) Load Testing
18 25 (22.94%) Finance
19 24 (22.02%) Windows
19 24 (22.02%) Automated Testing
19 24 (22.02%) Cyber Security

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.75%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) VoIP
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) MySQL
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.67%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (48.62%) Selenium
2 44 (40.37%) WebDriver
3 40 (36.70%) JMeter
4 39 (35.78%) Jenkins
5 21 (19.27%) JIRA
6 19 (17.43%) InstallShield
7 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.83%) Toad
9 2 (1.83%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.92%) InstallAnywhere
10 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Automotive
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.51%) QA Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Tester
7 10 (9.17%) QA Tester
8 8 (7.34%) Junior Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Junior
8 8 (7.34%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Principal Business Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) AWS Developer
12 3 (2.75%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) Web Services
2 40 (36.70%) LAMP
3 21 (19.27%) XML
4 9 (8.26%) .NET
5 4 (3.67%) Middleware
6 3 (2.75%) CSS
6 3 (2.75%) Ajax
6 3 (2.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.26%) Telematics
2 8 (7.34%) Open Source
3 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.83%) EFT
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) UNIX
3 18 (16.51%) Linux
4 17 (15.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.80%) Test Automation
2 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (51.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 55 (50.46%) Software Engineering
5 44 (40.37%) Workflow
6 39 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (34.86%) Software Testing
8 26 (23.85%) Test Scripting
9 25 (22.94%) Load Testing
9 25 (22.94%) Time Management
10 24 (22.02%) Cyber Security
10 24 (22.02%) Automated Testing
11 21 (19.27%) Information Assurance
12 19 (17.43%) Project Planning
13 17 (15.60%) Change Management
14 13 (11.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (10.09%) Change Control
16 10 (9.17%) Regression Testing
17 9 (8.26%) Use Case
17 9 (8.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) SQL
2 44 (40.37%) Python
3 43 (39.45%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.61%) Java
4 41 (37.61%) Ruby
4 41 (37.61%) PHP
5 27 (24.77%) C#
6 22 (20.18%) C++
7 19 (17.43%) Perl
8 8 (7.34%) C
9 6 (5.50%) VB
10 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Degree
2 22 (20.18%) ISTQB
3 20 (18.35%) ISEB
4 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (65.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.50%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.83%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle
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