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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 164 164 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 55 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.17% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.18% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 37
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £32,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
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
3800 3740 4145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.70% 79.30% 78.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3031 3487
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Reigate -12 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Leatherhead - 16 £53,750 - 2
Guildford -4 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Walton-on-Thames -1 1 £30,500 +1.66% 1
Cobham - 1 £31,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (61.48%) Java
3 70 (57.38%) Software Testing
3 70 (57.38%) QA
4 63 (51.64%) Test Automation
5 57 (46.72%) Degree
6 54 (44.26%) SQL
7 51 (41.80%) C#
8 47 (38.52%) OO
8 47 (38.52%) Mathematics
9 42 (34.43%) Selenium
10 41 (33.61%) .NET
11 40 (32.79%) C++
12 38 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (28.69%) Test Scripting
14 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
15 32 (26.23%) Web Services
16 29 (23.77%) TestComplete
16 29 (23.77%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (22.13%) Finance
17 27 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
18 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
18 26 (21.31%) Ranorex
19 25 (20.49%) ISTQB
20 23 (18.85%) PHP
20 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
21 21 (17.21%) Delphi
21 21 (17.21%) MySQL
21 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (2.46%) Confluence
2 3 (2.46%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Project
2 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.46%) SAN
2 3 (2.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Selenium
2 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
3 29 (23.77%) TestComplete
4 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
4 26 (21.31%) Ranorex
5 16 (13.11%) JIRA
6 13 (10.66%) WinRunner
7 8 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.92%) JMeter
9 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.28%) Hudson
11 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.46%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.46%) Subversion
11 3 (2.46%) Maven
11 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.46%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.64%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.82%) Firebug
13 1 (0.82%) Fiddler
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Games
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (30.33%) Analyst
2 33 (27.05%) Tester
3 31 (25.41%) QA Analyst
4 29 (23.77%) Test Analyst
5 25 (20.49%) Developer
6 22 (18.03%) Test Engineer
7 20 (16.39%) Test Manager
7 20 (16.39%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (15.57%) QA Automation Engineer
8 19 (15.57%) QA Engineer
9 18 (14.75%) QA Tester
10 17 (13.93%) Software Developer
11 16 (13.11%) QA Manager
12 14 (11.48%) Senior Manager
12 14 (11.48%) Senior Test Manager
13 13 (10.66%) QA Test Analyst
13 13 (10.66%) Automated Test Analyst
13 13 (10.66%) Automation Analyst
14 10 (8.20%) Automation Tester
15 9 (7.38%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.61%) .NET
2 32 (26.23%) Web Services
3 16 (13.11%) LAMP
4 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.10%) JSF
6 4 (3.28%) XML
7 3 (2.46%) WCF
8 2 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (38.52%) Mathematics
2 38 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.46%) Clustering
6 3 (2.46%) CCTV
6 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.64%) Xbox
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (57.38%) Software Testing
3 63 (51.64%) Test Automation
4 47 (38.52%) OO
5 35 (28.69%) Test Scripting
6 29 (23.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.39%) Automated Testing
9 18 (14.75%) Workflow
9 18 (14.75%) Load Testing
10 16 (13.11%) Information Management
11 15 (12.30%) Resource Management
12 14 (11.48%) RAD
13 13 (10.66%) Performance Testing
13 13 (10.66%) Analytics
14 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.38%) Scrum
15 9 (7.38%) People Management
16 8 (6.56%) Integration Testing
17 7 (5.74%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.48%) Java
2 54 (44.26%) SQL
3 51 (41.80%) C#
4 40 (32.79%) C++
5 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.85%) PHP
6 21 (17.21%) Delphi
7 6 (4.92%) Python
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (46.72%) Degree
2 25 (20.49%) ISTQB
3 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.02%) ISEB
6 10 (8.20%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.46%) MCSE
8 3 (2.46%) MCSA
8 3 (2.46%) CCNA
8 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (57.38%) QA
2 6 (4.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) HP
2 6 (4.92%) Primavera
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Empirix
4 3 (2.46%) Altova
5 1 (0.82%) BT
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50,000 + Car allowance + Bonus +
Posted: 6 days ago