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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 155 179 168
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.00% 0.79% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.91% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 54
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,650 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
2639 3510 4048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.80% 86.22% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 3044 3416
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Redhill - 11 £40,000 -
Reigate +16 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Chertsey - 2 £47,500 -
Egham - 2 £58,750 -
Woking +5 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) Test Automation
3 49 (68.06%) ISTQB
4 46 (63.89%) Selenium
5 40 (55.56%) QA
6 36 (50.00%) ISEB
7 28 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 27 (37.50%) HP UFT
9 25 (34.72%) Python
10 24 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 24 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (30.56%) Linux
12 22 (30.56%) SDLC
13 21 (29.17%) Ruby
14 20 (27.78%) C#
14 20 (27.78%) .NET
14 20 (27.78%) Cucumber
15 19 (26.39%) JIRA
15 19 (26.39%) Automated Testing
16 16 (22.22%) Scrum
16 16 (22.22%) Functional Testing
17 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
17 15 (20.83%) Open Source
17 15 (20.83%) Defect Management
17 15 (20.83%) Finance
17 15 (20.83%) Java
17 15 (20.83%) SQL
18 14 (19.44%) Web Testing
19 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) Selenium
2 27 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 20 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 19 (26.39%) JIRA
5 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
6 12 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
7 10 (13.89%) MSTest
7 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
8 7 (9.72%) SpecFlow
9 6 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (5.56%) InstallShield
11 3 (4.17%) JMeter
11 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.78%) Protractor
12 2 (2.78%) WebLOAD
13 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Back Office
3 5 (6.94%) Automotive
4 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Analyst
2 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
3 26 (36.11%) Test Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 16 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
6 14 (19.44%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (18.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (18.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (15.28%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 11 (15.28%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (12.50%) Tester
10 7 (9.72%) Functional Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Functional Test Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) QA Engineer
10 7 (9.72%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (9.72%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.78%) J2EE
6 2 (2.78%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Wicket
7 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) Test Automation
3 28 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 24 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (30.56%) SDLC
7 19 (26.39%) Automated Testing
8 16 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 16 (22.22%) Scrum
9 15 (20.83%) Defect Management
9 15 (20.83%) Open Source
10 14 (19.44%) Web Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 11 (15.28%) Manual Testing
12 11 (15.28%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
13 10 (13.89%) Automation Testing
13 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Python
2 21 (29.17%) Ruby
3 20 (27.78%) C#
4 15 (20.83%) Java
4 15 (20.83%) SQL
5 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.89%) C++
7 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.94%) Perl
9 4 (5.56%) C
9 4 (5.56%) PHP
9 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.17%) Groovy
11 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.78%) VB
11 2 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (68.06%) ISTQB
2 36 (50.00%) ISEB
3 24 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (13.89%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) VMware
2 9 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.39%) Netezza
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago