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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 139 147 193
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +46
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 60 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.37% 1.41% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.71% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 29
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
3591 4222 4085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.93% 82.41% 76.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2985 3434 3213
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 - 17 £50,000 -
Guildford +3 11 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Walton-on-Thames -6 6 £30,500 -12.85%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 65 (56.52%) QA
2 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
3 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (44.35%) Software Engineering
4 51 (44.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 49 (42.61%) Selenium
6 41 (35.65%) Web Services
7 40 (34.78%) SQL
7 40 (34.78%) Finance
8 39 (33.91%) Workflow
9 38 (33.04%) Java
9 38 (33.04%) WebDriver
10 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
11 35 (30.43%) PHP
11 35 (30.43%) Python
11 35 (30.43%) Software Testing
12 34 (29.57%) LAMP
12 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (29.57%) JMeter
12 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
13 33 (28.70%) Ruby
14 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
15 31 (26.96%) MySQL
16 30 (26.09%) Change Management
17 26 (22.61%) MS Office
17 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
18 25 (21.74%) Automated Testing
18 25 (21.74%) Time Management
19 24 (20.87%) C#
20 23 (20.00%) Degree

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (22.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.74%) MS Project
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (1.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) MySQL
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (42.61%) Selenium
2 38 (33.04%) WebDriver
3 34 (29.57%) JMeter
3 34 (29.57%) Jenkins
4 18 (15.65%) JIRA
5 16 (13.91%) InstallShield
6 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.61%) Sahi
7 3 (2.61%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.74%) Toad
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (34.78%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Automotive
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 69 (60.00%) Analyst
2 30 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) QA Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
8 8 (6.96%) Tester
9 7 (6.09%) Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Junior Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Junior
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.48%) Principal Business Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.61%) QA Leader
13 3 (2.61%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) Web Services
2 34 (29.57%) LAMP
3 18 (15.65%) XML
4 12 (10.43%) Middleware
5 9 (7.83%) .NET
6 3 (2.61%) Ajax
6 3 (2.61%) CSS
6 3 (2.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.83%) Telematics
3 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Open Source
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) EFT
5 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.52%) UNIX
2 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 17 (14.78%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
2 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (44.35%) Software Engineering
3 51 (44.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 39 (33.91%) Workflow
5 35 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (26.09%) Change Management
8 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
9 25 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 25 (21.74%) Time Management
10 22 (19.13%) Load Testing
10 22 (19.13%) Cyber Security
11 17 (14.78%) Information Assurance
12 16 (13.91%) Project Planning
13 14 (12.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (10.43%) Data Management
14 12 (10.43%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (10.43%) Data Protection
15 11 (9.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) SQL
2 38 (33.04%) Java
3 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
4 35 (30.43%) PHP
4 35 (30.43%) Python
5 33 (28.70%) Ruby
6 24 (20.87%) C#
7 20 (17.39%) C++
8 16 (13.91%) Perl
9 8 (6.96%) C
10 6 (5.22%) VB
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 20 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.65%) ISEB
4 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.22%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.74%) HP
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
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