The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 27 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.23% 0.62% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 0.75% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 133 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.71% 82.10% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 148 103 322
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
London

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Test Management
4 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Use Case
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
6 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
6 4 (36.36%) Statistics
6 4 (36.36%) LiveLink
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
6 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Cognos
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) PVCS
7 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
7 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
7 3 (27.27%) Toad

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) PVCS
1 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) OpenID
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) BPMN
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (27.27%) Cognos
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft