The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 156 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 62 37 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 0.70% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.90% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 70
Average salary £47,500 £61,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.44% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4359 4098 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.04% 77.41% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3540 3169 3959
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +23 25 £47,500 -5.00%
Guildford +14 17 £47,500 - 1
Redhill - 2 £51,250 -
Esher - 1 £35,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £35,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (75.00%) Finance
2 79 (73.15%) .NET
3 78 (72.22%) QA
4 77 (71.30%) Degree
5 74 (68.52%) C#
6 70 (64.81%) Mathematics
7 64 (59.26%) Test Automation
8 60 (55.56%) OO
9 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (51.85%) SQL
11 44 (40.74%) Java
11 44 (40.74%) Selenium
12 39 (36.11%) C++
13 38 (35.19%) Analytics
14 33 (30.56%) TestComplete
15 32 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (29.63%) WebDriver
16 31 (28.70%) Ranorex
17 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
18 23 (21.30%) WinRunner
18 23 (21.30%) Delphi
19 22 (20.37%) Software Testing
20 21 (19.44%) RAD
21 16 (14.81%) Client/Server
21 16 (14.81%) Web Services
21 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
21 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
22 15 (13.89%) Banking
22 15 (13.89%) Investment Banking
23 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 44 (40.74%) Selenium
2 33 (30.56%) TestComplete
3 32 (29.63%) WebDriver
4 31 (28.70%) Ranorex
5 23 (21.30%) WinRunner
6 6 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.93%) jMock
8 1 (0.93%) QALoad
8 1 (0.93%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.93%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
General
1 81 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
2 15 (13.89%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (69.44%) Analyst
2 66 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 52 (48.15%) Tester
4 44 (40.74%) QA Analyst
5 40 (37.04%) Test Engineer
6 23 (21.30%) QA Engineer
6 23 (21.30%) Automation Analyst
6 23 (21.30%) QA Automation Engineer
6 23 (21.30%) Automation Engineer
7 22 (20.37%) QA Tester
8 21 (19.44%) Test Consultant
8 21 (19.44%) Consultant
9 20 (18.52%) QA Test Analyst
10 18 (16.67%) Developer
11 16 (14.81%) .NET Consultant
11 16 (14.81%) Automation Tester
11 16 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
12 15 (13.89%) Automated Test Analyst
13 12 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
13 12 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (73.15%) .NET
2 16 (14.81%) Web Services
2 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.70%) JSF
4 3 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (64.81%) Mathematics
2 16 (14.81%) Client/Server
2 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) CCTV
4 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 60 (55.56%) OO
3 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (35.19%) Analytics
5 22 (20.37%) Software Testing
6 21 (19.44%) RAD
7 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.11%) Bug Management
9 8 (7.41%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.63%) System Testing
11 5 (4.63%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.70%) Scrum
12 4 (3.70%) Web Testing
12 4 (3.70%) OWASP
13 3 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (2.78%) UML
13 3 (2.78%) OOD
14 2 (1.85%) Quality Management
14 2 (1.85%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 74 (68.52%) C#
2 56 (51.85%) SQL
3 44 (40.74%) Java
4 39 (36.11%) C++
5 23 (21.30%) Delphi
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (71.30%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) ISEB
3 5 (4.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (72.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW
Salary: Up to £50K + benefits incl. profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago