The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reigate with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Surrey / Reigate
Rank 24 59 43
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 11.17% 3.38% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.35% 3.58% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 12
Median salary £52,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +90.90% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing 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 Reigate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reigate
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 170 447 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 90.43% 94.30% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 157 441 291
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Reigate

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Reigate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Reigate.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Reigate

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Reigate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Reigate over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Reigate

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) ISTQB
3 25 (75.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (75.76%) Finance
3 25 (75.76%) ISEB
4 22 (66.67%) Automated Testing
5 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
6 17 (51.52%) Unit Testing
6 17 (51.52%) System Testing
6 17 (51.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (51.52%) Line Management
6 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
7 16 (48.48%) Defect Management
8 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
9 13 (39.39%) SDLC
10 12 (36.36%) Scrum
10 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
11 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
12 8 (24.24%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (24.24%) Time Management
12 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
13 7 (21.21%) Degree
13 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
13 7 (21.21%) HP UFT
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) VB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate 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:

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
1 7 (21.21%) HP UFT
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.15%) TestComplete
3 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.06%) WebLOAD
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Actuarial Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Actuarial Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
5 17 (51.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (51.52%) Line Management
5 17 (51.52%) Mentoring
5 17 (51.52%) System Testing
5 17 (51.52%) Unit Testing
6 16 (48.48%) Defect Management
7 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 13 (39.39%) SDLC
9 12 (36.36%) Scrum
9 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
10 8 (24.24%) Issue Tracking
10 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
10 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
10 8 (24.24%) Time Management
11 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
1 7 (21.21%) VB
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) ISTQB
2 25 (75.76%) ISEB
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.06%) HP
Reigate, Surrey
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