The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 8.38% 3.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 3.62% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 1
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25%  
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 Reigate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reigate
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 157 359 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 94.01% 95.23% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 145 355 276
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £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%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate 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 Reigate

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Reigate

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) Automated Testing
3 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
4 21 (80.77%) Finance
5 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
6 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
6 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
6 17 (65.38%) Defect Management
7 16 (61.54%) Line Management
7 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
7 16 (61.54%) ISEB
7 16 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
7 16 (61.54%) System Testing
7 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (34.62%) Selenium
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
10 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
10 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (19.23%) C#
10 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio

Test Strategy
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
3 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 4 (15.38%) NUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Protractor
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.54%) MSTest
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Test Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) Automated Testing
3 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
4 17 (65.38%) Defect Management
4 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
5 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (61.54%) Line Management
5 16 (61.54%) Mentoring
5 16 (61.54%) System Testing
5 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 16 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 16 (61.54%) ISEB
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
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