The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 52 59
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking - 1.11% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Test Strategy
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
279 281 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 66.75% 77.84% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 244 260 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Woking region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Woking

Test Strategy
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (80.00%) Information Management
3 12 (80.00%) Resource Management
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) QA
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) EFT

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Resource Management
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Information Management
3 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft