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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 240 257 258
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 71 54 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 55
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £78,650 £72,000 £100,000
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
8403 8749 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.77% 83.12% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7243 7434 7776
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (43.28%) Test Automation
3 57 (42.54%) Selenium
4 55 (41.04%) QA
5 49 (36.57%) Finance
6 35 (26.12%) TDD
7 31 (23.13%) WebDriver
8 29 (21.64%) HP
9 28 (20.90%) Cucumber
9 28 (20.90%) Test Scripting
10 27 (20.15%) Degree
10 27 (20.15%) Jenkins
11 26 (19.40%) Java
12 25 (18.66%) Regression Testing
12 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (17.16%) BDD
13 23 (17.16%) HP Quality Center
14 21 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
15 20 (14.93%) Automation Testing
16 19 (14.18%) TestNG
16 19 (14.18%) Banking
16 19 (14.18%) JUnit
16 19 (14.18%) Linux
17 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
17 18 (13.43%) HTTP
17 18 (13.43%) JIRA
17 18 (13.43%) JBehave
18 17 (12.69%) Project Management
19 16 (11.94%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Office
2 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) WebTrends
1 5 (3.73%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) 3G
3 1 (0.75%) SS7
3 1 (0.75%) SCCP
3 1 (0.75%) LTE
3 1 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (42.54%) Selenium
2 31 (23.13%) WebDriver
3 28 (20.90%) Cucumber
4 27 (20.15%) Jenkins
5 19 (14.18%) TestNG
5 19 (14.18%) JUnit
6 18 (13.43%) JIRA
6 18 (13.43%) JBehave
7 14 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (9.70%) TeamCity
9 11 (8.21%) SoapUI
10 10 (7.46%) SpecFlow
11 9 (6.72%) LoadRunner
11 9 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (5.97%) NUnit
12 8 (5.97%) Maven
12 8 (5.97%) Ant
12 8 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
12 8 (5.97%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (36.57%) Finance
2 19 (14.18%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Advertising
4 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 5 (3.73%) French Language
4 5 (3.73%) Italian Language
4 5 (3.73%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (2.24%) Law
6 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Analyst
2 33 (24.63%) Test Manager
3 24 (17.91%) Test Analyst
4 21 (15.67%) Architect
5 16 (11.94%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.21%) Senior QA Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Test Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Test Automation Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Development Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Tester
11 6 (4.48%) Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.73%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.73%) PPC Specialist
12 5 (3.73%) PPC Executive
12 5 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) Web Services
2 8 (5.97%) XML
2 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 8 (5.97%) CSS
3 6 (4.48%) RESTful
4 2 (1.49%) REST
4 2 (1.49%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.49%) Sass
4 2 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Open Source
1 9 (6.72%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.99%) Statistics
4 4 (2.99%) GIS
5 2 (1.49%) Social Media
5 2 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Handset
6 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.75%) Equities
6 1 (0.75%) Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) UNIX
4 3 (2.24%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (43.28%) Test Automation
3 35 (26.12%) TDD
4 28 (20.90%) Test Scripting
5 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.66%) Regression Testing
6 23 (17.16%) BDD
7 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
7 21 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (14.93%) Automation Testing
9 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.69%) Project Management
11 16 (11.94%) Test Management
12 15 (11.19%) Performance Testing
13 11 (8.21%) Manual Testing
13 11 (8.21%) Test Planning
14 10 (7.46%) Integration Testing
14 10 (7.46%) ATDD
15 9 (6.72%) Business Transformation
15 9 (6.72%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.40%) Java
2 14 (10.45%) SQL
3 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.97%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) Ruby
6 5 (3.73%) Tcl
6 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.73%) C
6 5 (3.73%) Perl
7 3 (2.24%) Scala
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) ISEB
3 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) PMP
6 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.49%) CISSP
7 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (41.04%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) FATCA
3 1 (0.75%) EMIR
3 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 23 (17.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) HP
2 12 (8.96%) Green Hat
3 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.73%) Omniture
4 5 (3.73%) Google
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.49%) Splunk
6 2 (1.49%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Sun
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago