The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redhill with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Surrey / Redhill
Rank 34 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redhill 1.82% 2.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Redhill with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Redhill
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 185 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 89.09% 87.68% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 167 177 146
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redhill citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Redhill

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Redhill

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Redhill

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Redhill

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Redhill over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Redhill

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Redhill region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) HP UFT
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) HP UFT
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
3 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) V-Model
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software