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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 166 153 166
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 37 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.95% 1.25% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.44% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 37
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
3384 3817 3605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 87.26% 86.91% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2911 3201 2834
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -13 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Leatherhead -14 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Walton-on-Thames -6 5 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Redhill - 3 £55,000 -
Woking 0 1 £62,500 +8.69%
Guildford -3 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (76.06%) Test Automation
2 45 (63.38%) QA
2 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (59.15%) SQL
4 39 (54.93%) Software Engineering
5 35 (49.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (47.89%) Functional Testing
7 30 (42.25%) Selenium
8 29 (40.85%) Automation Testing
9 27 (38.03%) Python
9 27 (38.03%) ISEB
10 24 (33.80%) Finance
10 24 (33.80%) Automated Testing
10 24 (33.80%) JIRA
11 23 (32.39%) Software Testing
11 23 (32.39%) Java
12 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
12 22 (30.99%) Web Services
12 22 (30.99%) Workflow
12 22 (30.99%) JMeter
12 22 (30.99%) Load Testing
12 22 (30.99%) Manual Testing
13 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
14 20 (28.17%) Ruby
14 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (28.17%) XML
14 20 (28.17%) Unix
14 20 (28.17%) C#
15 19 (26.76%) PHP
15 19 (26.76%) Windows

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.63%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (5.63%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) VoIP
2 4 (5.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Selenium
2 24 (33.80%) JIRA
3 22 (30.99%) JMeter
4 19 (26.76%) Jenkins
4 19 (26.76%) Protractor
4 19 (26.76%) WebDriver
5 11 (15.49%) InstallShield
6 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.04%) NUnit
8 3 (4.23%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.23%) Introscope
8 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.23%) WebLOAD
9 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.86%) Automotive
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Test Engineer
2 29 (40.85%) Analyst
2 29 (40.85%) Software Test Engineer
3 23 (32.39%) Test Analyst
4 19 (26.76%) Software Engineer
5 14 (19.72%) Tester
6 13 (18.31%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 13 (18.31%) Senior Test Engineer
7 12 (16.90%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (16.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (14.08%) Lead Test Analyst
8 10 (14.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (12.68%) Manual Test Analyst
9 9 (12.68%) Test Leader
10 7 (9.86%) QA Analyst
10 7 (9.86%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (9.86%) VoIP Test Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) Developer
11 6 (8.45%) Developer in Test
11 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) Web Services
2 20 (28.17%) XML
3 19 (26.76%) LAMP
4 9 (12.68%) Middleware
5 5 (7.04%) WPF
6 3 (4.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.45%) Statistics
3 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Contactless
4 4 (5.63%) EMV
4 4 (5.63%) Fintech
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.23%) Telematics
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Unix
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) Linux
4 11 (15.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Test Automation
2 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (54.93%) Software Engineering
4 35 (49.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (47.89%) Functional Testing
6 29 (40.85%) Automation Testing
7 24 (33.80%) Automated Testing
8 23 (32.39%) Software Testing
9 22 (30.99%) Load Testing
9 22 (30.99%) Manual Testing
9 22 (30.99%) Workflow
10 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (25.35%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (25.35%) Performance Testing
11 18 (25.35%) Project Planning
11 18 (25.35%) Regression Testing
11 18 (25.35%) Test Scripting
12 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
12 11 (15.49%) Time Management
13 10 (14.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) Python
3 23 (32.39%) Java
4 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.17%) C#
5 20 (28.17%) Ruby
6 19 (26.76%) PHP
7 18 (25.35%) Perl
8 14 (19.72%) C
9 11 (15.49%) C++
10 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) ISEB
2 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
3 16 (22.54%) Degree
4 9 (12.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (63.38%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.68%) HP
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) TOWER Software
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) CyberSource
5 4 (5.63%) DataCash
5 4 (5.63%) Elavon
5 4 (5.63%) Ingenico
5 4 (5.63%) Sage
5 4 (5.63%) TSYS
5 4 (5.63%) VeriFone
5 4 (5.63%) VocaLink
5 4 (5.63%) WorldPay
6 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.23%) CA
6 3 (4.23%) Dynatrace
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £63,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + pension + share
Posted: 23 days ago