The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 14 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.40% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £53,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Test Strategy
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 252 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.01% 83.17% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 244 301
Average salary £61,500 £78,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Use Case
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) PMI
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (11.11%) OpenID
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
1 1 (11.11%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Use Case
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft