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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 163 154 170
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 54 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.16% 1.05% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.31% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 49
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £32,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,500 £70,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
3747 3731 4065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.67% 80.03% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3054 3071 3433
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,110 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 - 23 £50,000 - 2
Reigate -20 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Guildford -14 4 £56,500 +32.94% 2
Walton-on-Thames -5 3 £30,500 +1.66%
Esher - 1 £30,000 -
Staines - 1 £55,000 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 84 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (61.34%) Java
3 72 (60.50%) Software Testing
4 67 (56.30%) QA
5 57 (47.90%) Test Automation
6 51 (42.86%) SQL
7 46 (38.66%) Degree
8 43 (36.13%) Selenium
9 42 (35.29%) Test Scripting
10 41 (34.45%) C#
11 40 (33.61%) WebDriver
12 39 (32.77%) Web Services
12 39 (32.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
15 35 (29.41%) Mathematics
15 35 (29.41%) OO
16 33 (27.73%) PHP
16 33 (27.73%) C++
16 33 (27.73%) JavaScript
17 30 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (23.53%) TestComplete
18 28 (23.53%) Workflow
19 27 (22.69%) MySQL
20 26 (21.85%) LAMP
20 26 (21.85%) ISTQB
21 25 (21.01%) Load Testing
21 25 (21.01%) Ranorex
22 23 (19.33%) JIRA
23 21 (17.65%) Automated Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.52%) IIS
1 3 (2.52%) Lync
1 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Project
2 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.36%) Firewall
3 3 (2.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (36.13%) Selenium
2 40 (33.61%) WebDriver
3 36 (30.25%) Jenkins
4 28 (23.53%) TestComplete
5 25 (21.01%) Ranorex
6 23 (19.33%) JIRA
7 15 (12.61%) JMeter
8 8 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (5.04%) WinRunner
10 4 (3.36%) Hudson
11 3 (2.52%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.52%) Subversion
11 3 (2.52%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.52%) Maven
11 3 (2.52%) InstallShield
11 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.84%) Firebug
13 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Games
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (21.85%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Developer
3 23 (19.33%) Tester
4 20 (16.81%) Test Manager
5 19 (15.97%) Software Developer
5 19 (15.97%) QA Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) QA Manager
6 17 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
7 16 (13.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 16 (13.45%) QA Engineer
8 14 (11.76%) Senior Test Manager
8 14 (11.76%) Senior Manager
9 13 (10.92%) Test Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) Senior QA Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) QA Tester
11 8 (6.72%) Test Leader
11 8 (6.72%) Automation Tester
12 7 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (5.88%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.77%) Web Services
2 26 (21.85%) LAMP
3 18 (15.13%) .NET
4 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.04%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) COM
5 2 (1.68%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 30 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.52%) Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.68%) Xbox
7 2 (1.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.68%) EFT
8 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) UNIX
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (60.50%) Software Testing
3 57 (47.90%) Test Automation
4 42 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 39 (32.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (29.41%) OO
8 28 (23.53%) Workflow
9 25 (21.01%) Load Testing
10 21 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 16 (13.45%) Information Management
12 15 (12.61%) Resource Management
13 12 (10.08%) Performance Testing
14 11 (9.24%) Business Analysis
14 11 (9.24%) Information Assurance
15 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
15 9 (7.56%) RAD
15 9 (7.56%) People Management
16 8 (6.72%) Integration Testing
17 7 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.34%) Java
2 51 (42.86%) SQL
3 41 (34.45%) C#
4 33 (27.73%) PHP
4 33 (27.73%) C++
4 33 (27.73%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.97%) Delphi
6 11 (9.24%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) Ruby
8 5 (4.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Degree
2 26 (21.85%) ISTQB
3 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
5 12 (10.08%) ISEB
6 10 (8.40%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.52%) MCITP
8 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.52%) CCNA
8 3 (2.52%) MCSE
8 3 (2.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (56.30%) QA
2 6 (5.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Primavera
2 6 (5.04%) HP
3 3 (2.52%) Altova
3 3 (2.52%) Empirix
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix
5 1 (0.84%) BT
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