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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 5.05% 1.49% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 1.57% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

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 188 191 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 94.95% 94.55% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 172 189 216
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Reigate

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) ISTQB
2 29 (90.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (90.63%) ISEB
2 29 (90.63%) Finance
2 29 (90.63%) Test Automation
3 21 (65.63%) System Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (65.63%) Unit Testing
4 19 (59.38%) Line Management
4 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (56.25%) Defect Management
5 18 (56.25%) Test Strategy
5 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) SDLC
7 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
8 10 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (28.13%) Time Management
10 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
10 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 8 (25.00%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) Subversion
10 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 8 (25.00%) TOWER Software
10 8 (25.00%) C#

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Subversion
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (90.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Test Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) Test Automation
2 29 (90.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (65.63%) System Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Unit Testing
4 19 (59.38%) Line Management
4 19 (59.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
5 18 (56.25%) Defect Management
5 18 (56.25%) Test Strategy
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) SDLC
7 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
8 10 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (28.13%) Time Management
10 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
1 8 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) ISEB
1 29 (90.63%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) TOWER Software
Reigate, Surrey
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