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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 233 250 265
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 77 68 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.72% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 46
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,800 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +7.56%
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
8926 9505 9002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.31% 82.65% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 7952 7972
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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 90 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) QA
3 60 (41.10%) Selenium
4 52 (35.62%) Test Automation
5 49 (33.56%) Finance
6 34 (23.29%) Cucumber
7 31 (21.23%) WebDriver
8 30 (20.55%) BDD
8 30 (20.55%) Java
8 30 (20.55%) Banking
9 28 (19.18%) Automated Testing
10 27 (18.49%) TDD
11 25 (17.12%) Degree
11 25 (17.12%) Test Scripting
12 22 (15.07%) Project Management
12 22 (15.07%) E-Commerce
13 21 (14.38%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (13.70%) ISTQB
15 19 (13.01%) HP
15 19 (13.01%) JUnit
15 19 (13.01%) Manual Testing
15 19 (13.01%) TestNG
15 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
16 18 (12.33%) JBehave
16 18 (12.33%) Scrum
17 17 (11.64%) SQL
17 17 (11.64%) Linux
17 17 (11.64%) Waterfall
17 17 (11.64%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (2.05%) SAS
1 3 (2.05%) Confluence
2 2 (1.37%) Node.js
2 2 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.05%) MS Project
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) WebTrends
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) Big Data
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (41.10%) Selenium
2 34 (23.29%) Cucumber
3 31 (21.23%) WebDriver
4 21 (14.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (13.01%) JUnit
5 19 (13.01%) TestNG
5 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
6 18 (12.33%) JBehave
7 17 (11.64%) JIRA
8 15 (10.27%) LoadRunner
9 14 (9.59%) SpecFlow
10 10 (6.85%) Maven
10 10 (6.85%) Ant
10 10 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (6.85%) SoapUI
11 8 (5.48%) NUnit
11 8 (5.48%) Hudson
12 7 (4.79%) TeamCity
12 7 (4.79%) JMeter
13 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (33.56%) Finance
2 30 (20.55%) Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) French Language
4 4 (2.74%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.74%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (29.45%) Analyst
2 39 (26.71%) Test Manager
3 24 (16.44%) Test Analyst
4 20 (13.70%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Architect
5 14 (9.59%) QA Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) Senior QA Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) Test Leader
7 8 (5.48%) Test Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Test Automation Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Performance Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Performance Test Manager
7 8 (5.48%) QA Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Development Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) Web Services
2 11 (7.53%) XML
2 11 (7.53%) HTML
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
4 7 (4.79%) .NET
5 4 (2.74%) Middleware
6 3 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.05%) RESTful
7 2 (1.37%) REST
7 2 (1.37%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.37%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.37%) Sass
7 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.68%) J2EE
8 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.48%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Open Source
4 5 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.05%) GIS
5 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) DTCC
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Linux
2 16 (10.96%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.62%) Test Automation
3 30 (20.55%) BDD
4 28 (19.18%) Automated Testing
5 27 (18.49%) TDD
6 25 (17.12%) Test Scripting
7 22 (15.07%) E-Commerce
7 22 (15.07%) Project Management
8 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (13.01%) Manual Testing
10 18 (12.33%) Scrum
11 17 (11.64%) Waterfall
12 16 (10.96%) Test Management
12 16 (10.96%) Validation
13 14 (9.59%) PRINCE2
13 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.90%) Regression Testing
15 12 (8.22%) Performance Testing
16 11 (7.53%) Software Testing
16 11 (7.53%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) SQL
3 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.16%) C#
5 6 (4.11%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Degree
2 20 (13.70%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.27%) ISEB
4 10 (6.85%) PMP
4 10 (6.85%) PMI Certification
5 8 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (43.15%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) EMIR
3 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.68%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) HP
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.11%) Green Hat
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle
5 4 (2.74%) Omniture
5 4 (2.74%) Google
6 3 (2.05%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £44000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago