The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 242 254 234
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 69 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 58
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,950 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8604 8714 8726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.85% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7264 7326 7799
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 77 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.34%) Selenium
3 57 (41.61%) QA
4 50 (36.50%) Test Automation
5 43 (31.39%) Finance
6 30 (21.90%) TDD
6 30 (21.90%) Test Scripting
7 29 (21.17%) WebDriver
7 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
8 28 (20.44%) BDD
9 25 (18.25%) HP
10 24 (17.52%) Degree
11 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (16.79%) Java
12 22 (16.06%) Banking
12 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
13 21 (15.33%) Automated Testing
13 21 (15.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (13.87%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (13.87%) TestNG
15 19 (13.87%) Project Management
15 19 (13.87%) JUnit
15 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
16 18 (13.14%) JBehave
16 18 (13.14%) Test Management
16 18 (13.14%) ISTQB
17 17 (12.41%) Scrum
17 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
18 16 (11.68%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (2.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) Node.js
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) WebTrends
1 5 (3.65%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) SCCP
2 1 (0.73%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) Big Data
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (42.34%) Selenium
2 29 (21.17%) WebDriver
2 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
3 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
4 21 (15.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (13.87%) TestNG
5 19 (13.87%) JUnit
6 18 (13.14%) JBehave
7 15 (10.95%) JIRA
8 14 (10.22%) LoadRunner
9 13 (9.49%) SpecFlow
10 11 (8.03%) SoapUI
11 10 (7.30%) TeamCity
12 9 (6.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (5.84%) Hudson
13 8 (5.84%) Ant
13 8 (5.84%) Maven
13 8 (5.84%) NUnit
14 6 (4.38%) JMeter
15 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (31.39%) Finance
2 22 (16.06%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Advertising
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) French Language
4 5 (3.65%) Italian Language
4 5 (3.65%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Law
7 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Front Office
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
8 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) Analyst
2 38 (27.74%) Test Manager
3 29 (21.17%) Test Analyst
4 19 (13.87%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (12.41%) Architect
6 13 (9.49%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Senior QA Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Performance Test Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Test Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Test Automation Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Tester
9 8 (5.84%) Performance Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Development Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.38%) Lead Test Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Web Services
2 8 (5.84%) HTML
2 8 (5.84%) XML
2 8 (5.84%) CSS
3 5 (3.65%) .NET
4 3 (2.19%) RESTful
5 2 (1.46%) Sass
5 2 (1.46%) REST
5 2 (1.46%) Backbone.js
5 2 (1.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.73%) J2EE
6 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.38%) Open Source
5 4 (2.92%) GIS
6 3 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Social Media
7 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.73%) Equities
8 1 (0.73%) ASIC
8 1 (0.73%) EPoS
8 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.73%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.73%) Derivative
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) DTCC
8 1 (0.73%) Wiki
8 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Linux
2 14 (10.22%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) UNIX
5 1 (0.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.50%) Test Automation
3 30 (21.90%) TDD
3 30 (21.90%) Test Scripting
4 28 (20.44%) BDD
5 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.33%) Automated Testing
7 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (13.87%) Project Management
8 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
9 18 (13.14%) Test Management
10 17 (12.41%) Scrum
10 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
11 16 (11.68%) Performance Testing
12 15 (10.95%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.22%) Validation
14 13 (9.49%) Manual Testing
15 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
15 12 (8.76%) Automation Testing
16 11 (8.03%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) Java
2 14 (10.22%) SQL
3 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) C#
5 5 (3.65%) C
6 4 (2.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 18 (13.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.49%) ISEB
4 9 (6.57%) PMP
4 9 (6.57%) PMI Certification
5 8 (5.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.92%) VCP4
7 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (41.61%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) EMIR
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) FATCA
3 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) HP
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) Green Hat
4 5 (3.65%) Omniture
4 5 (3.65%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) Splunk
5 2 (1.46%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle
6 1 (0.73%) Sun
6 1 (0.73%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.73%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 18 days ago