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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 20 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.52% - 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% - 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £60,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
London

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
136 160 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.74% 83.33% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 144 346
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) LiveLink
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (20.00%) PMI

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PVCS
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
1 2 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft