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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 176 252 260
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 71 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.77% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 67
Median salary £66,112 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
5628 9200 10618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.50% 87.64% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5122 7861 8763
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.41%) Finance
3 62 (45.93%) QA
4 61 (45.19%) Java
5 48 (35.56%) Test Automation
6 38 (28.15%) Banking
7 37 (27.41%) Test Scripting
8 30 (22.22%) Selenium
9 29 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (21.48%) BDD
10 27 (20.00%) Web Services
11 26 (19.26%) Linux
11 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
11 26 (19.26%) Cucumber
11 26 (19.26%) Automation Testing
12 25 (18.52%) Defect Management
13 23 (17.04%) Performance Testing
13 23 (17.04%) HP
14 22 (16.30%) SQL
14 22 (16.30%) Regression Testing
14 22 (16.30%) API Testing
15 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.56%) JMeter
15 21 (15.56%) Unix
15 21 (15.56%) Degree
16 20 (14.81%) Unit Testing
16 20 (14.81%) Python
16 20 (14.81%) Configuration Management
17 19 (14.07%) Manual Testing
18 18 (13.33%) JIRA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Office
2 7 (5.19%) MS Project
3 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Data Mining
2 6 (4.44%) Big Data
2 6 (4.44%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Selenium
2 26 (19.26%) Cucumber
3 21 (15.56%) JMeter
4 18 (13.33%) JIRA
5 17 (12.59%) SoapUI
6 16 (11.85%) LoadRunner
7 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 14 (10.37%) LoadUI
9 12 (8.89%) WebDriver
10 9 (6.67%) WATIR
11 7 (5.19%) HP UFT
12 5 (3.70%) FitNesse
12 5 (3.70%) JUnit
12 5 (3.70%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.70%) NUnit
13 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.48%) Capybara
15 2 (1.48%) JBehave
15 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (47.41%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) Banking
3 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.44%) Back Office
4 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Automotive
5 4 (2.96%) Billing
6 3 (2.22%) Law
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Test Manager
2 21 (15.56%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Test Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Tester
4 17 (12.59%) Programme Manager
4 17 (12.59%) Programme Test Manager
4 17 (12.59%) QA Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Senior Test Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.59%) Test Programme Manager
5 14 (10.37%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Performance Tester
7 10 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Developer
8 7 (5.19%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior QA Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.44%) Developer in Test
9 6 (4.44%) QA Leader
9 6 (4.44%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) Web Services
2 14 (10.37%) Gherkin
3 11 (8.15%) SOAP
4 9 (6.67%) .NET
4 9 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (3.70%) Apache CXF
5 5 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.70%) REST
5 5 (3.70%) XML
6 4 (2.96%) XBRL
7 2 (1.48%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) Ajax
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.74%) Grails
8 1 (0.74%) RESTful
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
4 7 (5.19%) Fintech
5 6 (4.44%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) iPad
7 4 (2.96%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Tandem
9 2 (1.48%) Derivative
10 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.26%) Linux
2 21 (15.56%) Unix
3 8 (5.93%) Solaris
4 4 (2.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.56%) Test Automation
3 37 (27.41%) Test Scripting
4 29 (21.48%) BDD
4 29 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (19.26%) Automated Testing
5 26 (19.26%) Automation Testing
6 25 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 23 (17.04%) Performance Testing
8 22 (16.30%) API Testing
8 22 (16.30%) Regression Testing
9 20 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 20 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 19 (14.07%) Manual Testing
11 18 (13.33%) TDD
11 18 (13.33%) Test Planning
12 17 (12.59%) Project Management
12 17 (12.59%) Scrum
13 16 (11.85%) Integration Testing
13 16 (11.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.19%) Java
2 22 (16.30%) SQL
3 20 (14.81%) Python
4 16 (11.85%) Ruby
5 12 (8.89%) C#
6 4 (2.96%) C++
6 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 16 (11.85%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.63%) ISEB
4 9 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (45.93%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) EMIR
2 2 (1.48%) MiFID
2 2 (1.48%) WCAG
3 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.74%) SDET
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) HP SiteScope
2 13 (9.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) HP
2 14 (10.37%) SAP
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle
4 6 (4.44%) OpenText
4 6 (4.44%) Siebel
5 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.70%) Rally
6 3 (2.22%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Sophis
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