The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 36 65 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.32% 1.74% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.05% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 113
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2371 3171 4006
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 87.20% 84.81% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 2702 3376
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Surrey

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Surrey over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Surrey

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +7 10 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Walton-on-Thames +28 8 £36,000 +14.28%
Woking +16 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Staines +9 5 £75,000 -
Dorking - 2 £45,000 -
Leatherhead +4 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Epsom - 1 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 54 (61.36%) Test Automation
2 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (56.82%) ISTQB
4 43 (48.86%) Finance
5 36 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 34 (38.64%) ISEB
7 32 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (35.23%) Degree
9 28 (31.82%) System Testing
10 25 (28.41%) QA
11 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 24 (27.27%) Selenium
12 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
12 23 (26.14%) Regression Testing
13 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
13 20 (22.73%) XML
13 20 (22.73%) Jenkins
14 19 (21.59%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (21.59%) Defect Management
14 19 (21.59%) C#
14 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
15 18 (20.45%) Linux
15 18 (20.45%) Mentoring
16 17 (19.32%) Functional Testing
16 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (19.32%) Line Management
16 17 (19.32%) Scrum
17 16 (18.18%) SQL
17 16 (18.18%) C++

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) VoIP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Selenium
2 20 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.91%) InstallShield
4 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.95%) Protractor
6 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.68%) Gatling
7 5 (5.68%) JMeter
7 5 (5.68%) MSTest
7 5 (5.68%) NUnit
8 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.14%) JIRA
10 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 43 (48.86%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Aerospace
2 14 (15.91%) Automotive
2 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.77%) Legal
4 6 (6.82%) Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Test Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Test Manager
3 14 (15.91%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) CRM Specialist
6 8 (9.09%) Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) XML
2 9 (10.23%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (6.82%) WCF
4 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) CSS3
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) jQuery
6 1 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Robotics
4 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Linux
2 16 (18.18%) Windows
3 14 (15.91%) Solaris
3 14 (15.91%) Unix
4 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Test Automation
2 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Software Testing
4 32 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (31.82%) System Testing
6 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 23 (26.14%) Regression Testing
7 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
8 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (21.59%) Defect Management
9 19 (21.59%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (20.45%) Mentoring
11 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (19.32%) Functional Testing
11 17 (19.32%) Line Management
11 17 (19.32%) Scrum
12 15 (17.05%) TDD
13 14 (15.91%) Time Management
14 11 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) C#
2 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.18%) C++
3 16 (18.18%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) C
4 15 (17.05%) Python
4 15 (17.05%) Ruby
5 14 (15.91%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (56.82%) ISTQB
2 34 (38.64%) ISEB
3 31 (35.23%) Degree
4 13 (14.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.82%) CISA
5 6 (6.82%) CISM
5 6 (6.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) QA
2 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.82%) HP
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
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