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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 202 245 263
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 63 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 42
Average salary £63,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (51.79%) QA
3 55 (49.11%) Finance
4 34 (30.36%) Banking
5 31 (27.68%) Degree
6 30 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (25.00%) BDD
8 27 (24.11%) SDLC
8 27 (24.11%) Test Automation
9 25 (22.32%) Test Scripting
10 23 (20.54%) Selenium
11 22 (19.64%) SQL
12 21 (18.75%) Java
12 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (18.75%) TDD
13 20 (17.86%) Manual Testing
14 19 (16.96%) Test Management
14 19 (16.96%) Automated Testing
14 19 (16.96%) Cucumber
15 18 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (16.07%) Automation Testing
16 17 (15.18%) JIRA
17 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
17 16 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
17 16 (14.29%) Defect Management
18 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (13.39%) Project Management
19 14 (12.50%) HP
19 14 (12.50%) WebDriver
20 13 (11.61%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (6.25%) SAS
2 6 (5.36%) WordPress
3 3 (2.68%) Node.js
4 2 (1.79%) Confluence
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.89%) MQSI
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Project
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.68%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (5.36%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (5.36%) Big Data
3 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.89%) QlikView
4 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (20.54%) Selenium
2 19 (16.96%) Cucumber
3 17 (15.18%) JIRA
4 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 14 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
6 11 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (8.93%) WATIR
8 9 (8.04%) JMeter
9 7 (6.25%) Mercurial
9 7 (6.25%) Subversion
10 6 (5.36%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (5.36%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.36%) TeamCity
10 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.57%) HP UFT
11 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.68%) JUnit
12 3 (2.68%) WinRunner
General
1 55 (49.11%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Banking
3 13 (11.61%) Retail
4 12 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.93%) Retail Banking
6 8 (7.14%) Legal
7 5 (4.46%) Private Banking
8 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.68%) Automotive
9 3 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.79%) Back Office
10 2 (1.79%) Front Office
10 2 (1.79%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.79%) Marketing
11 1 (0.89%) Electronics
11 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Test Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Programme Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Programme Test Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 12 (10.71%) Test Programme Manager
6 11 (9.82%) QA Automation Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) HTML
2 9 (8.04%) XML
3 7 (6.25%) CSS
3 7 (6.25%) CSS3
3 7 (6.25%) HTML5
3 7 (6.25%) JSON
4 6 (5.36%) Ext JS
4 6 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 6 (5.36%) jQuery
4 6 (5.36%) Visualforce
5 4 (3.57%) .NET
6 3 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) RESTful
7 2 (1.79%) SOAP
7 2 (1.79%) Web Services
8 1 (0.89%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.89%) React
8 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 7 (6.25%) iPad
4 6 (5.36%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (4.46%) Fintech
6 4 (3.57%) Statistics
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.68%) Tandem
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) Derivative
8 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.79%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Linux
1 11 (9.82%) Unix
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 7 (6.25%) AIX
4 6 (5.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (25.00%) BDD
4 27 (24.11%) SDLC
4 27 (24.11%) Test Automation
5 25 (22.32%) Test Scripting
6 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (18.75%) TDD
7 20 (17.86%) Manual Testing
8 19 (16.96%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.96%) Test Management
9 18 (16.07%) Automation Testing
10 16 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 16 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (13.39%) Project Management
12 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.71%) Performance Testing
13 12 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) Java
3 13 (11.61%) C#
3 13 (11.61%) Ruby
4 11 (9.82%) Python
5 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.36%) Apex Code
6 6 (5.36%) Perl
6 6 (5.36%) PHP
7 5 (4.46%) C++
8 4 (3.57%) C
9 1 (0.89%) Scala
9 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) ISEB
3 12 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (51.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) HP
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
2 13 (11.61%) SAP
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) Rally
5 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
6 4 (3.57%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.89%) Charles River
9 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.89%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.89%) webMethods
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