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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 158 160 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 42 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.15% 1.27% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 62
Median salary £36,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
3049 4017 4464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.17% 86.61% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2600 3389 3689
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Walton-on-Thames +2 17 £31,500 +3.27% 2
Leatherhead +7 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Redhill - 3 £55,000 - 1
Woking - 3 £52,500 - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Weybridge - 1 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (63.44%) Test Automation
2 55 (59.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 48 (51.61%) Windows
4 42 (45.16%) Python
5 40 (43.01%) Functional Testing
6 39 (41.94%) Automation Testing
6 39 (41.94%) Manual Testing
7 36 (38.71%) Perl
7 36 (38.71%) QA
8 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
8 34 (36.56%) Unix
8 34 (36.56%) ISEB
9 33 (35.48%) Non-Functional Testing
10 31 (33.33%) Finance
11 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (31.18%) Performance Testing
12 29 (31.18%) Regression Testing
13 28 (30.11%) Project Planning
14 27 (29.03%) XML
15 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
15 25 (26.88%) Time Management
16 24 (25.81%) Ruby
16 24 (25.81%) Automotive
16 24 (25.81%) C
17 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
18 22 (23.66%) C#
18 22 (23.66%) Software Testing
19 21 (22.58%) Linux
20 20 (21.51%) SQL
21 19 (20.43%) Degree

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 11 (11.83%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (5.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.15%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.15%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) VoIP
2 11 (11.83%) Firewall
2 11 (11.83%) VLAN
3 2 (2.15%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) InstallShield
2 16 (17.20%) JIRA
3 15 (16.13%) Selenium
4 9 (9.68%) HP UFT
4 9 (9.68%) JMeter
5 6 (6.45%) Introscope
5 6 (6.45%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.45%) WebLOAD
6 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.30%) NUnit
8 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.23%) Protractor
8 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (25.81%) Automotive
3 18 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.60%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Analyst
2 41 (44.09%) Test Analyst
3 29 (31.18%) Junior
4 27 (29.03%) Tester
5 21 (22.58%) Automation Test Analyst
6 20 (21.51%) Junior Analyst
7 18 (19.35%) Junior Test Analyst
8 16 (17.20%) Junior Tester
9 15 (16.13%) Automation Tester
9 15 (16.13%) Test Engineer
10 14 (15.05%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (15.05%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (15.05%) Test Leader
11 13 (13.98%) QA Analyst
12 12 (12.90%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (11.83%) Systems Tester
14 10 (10.75%) Junior Automation Tester
14 10 (10.75%) QA Automation Analyst
14 10 (10.75%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) XML
2 7 (7.53%) Middleware
3 4 (4.30%) WPF
4 3 (3.23%) LAMP
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) CESG
2 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.38%) Cybercrime
5 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Contactless
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) EMV
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.61%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Unix
3 21 (22.58%) Linux
4 18 (19.35%) Solaris
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Test Automation
2 55 (59.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 40 (43.01%) Functional Testing
4 39 (41.94%) Automation Testing
4 39 (41.94%) Manual Testing
5 33 (35.48%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (31.18%) Performance Testing
7 29 (31.18%) Regression Testing
8 28 (30.11%) Project Planning
9 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
9 25 (26.88%) Time Management
10 22 (23.66%) Software Testing
11 18 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 15 (16.13%) Automated Testing
13 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (12.90%) Waterfall
15 11 (11.83%) Change Control
15 11 (11.83%) ITIL
15 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.16%) Python
2 36 (38.71%) Perl
3 24 (25.81%) C
3 24 (25.81%) Ruby
4 22 (23.66%) C#
5 20 (21.51%) SQL
6 18 (19.35%) C++
7 9 (9.68%) Java
7 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.38%) PHP
10 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) ISEB
1 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
2 19 (20.43%) Degree
3 11 (11.83%) CCNA
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.83%) MCITP
3 11 (11.83%) MCSA
3 11 (11.83%) MCSE
3 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (11.83%) XenApp
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (11.83%) vMotion
2 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (6.45%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 14 (15.05%) VMware
4 12 (12.90%) Oracle
5 11 (11.83%) Citrix
6 9 (9.68%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) AppDynamics
7 6 (6.45%) CA
7 6 (6.45%) Dynatrace
8 4 (4.30%) Demandware
8 4 (4.30%) TOWER Software
9 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
10 1 (1.08%) CyberSource
10 1 (1.08%) DataCash
10 1 (1.08%) Sage
10 1 (1.08%) TSYS
10 1 (1.08%) VeriFone
10 1 (1.08%) VocaLink
10 1 (1.08%) WorldPay
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