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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 234 257 259
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 79 83 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 70 59
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £67,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
8891 10426 10052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 83.64% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7604 8614 8826
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 98 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.20%) QA
3 60 (43.48%) Finance
4 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
5 54 (39.13%) BDD
6 51 (36.96%) Selenium
7 42 (30.43%) Java
8 35 (25.36%) SQL
8 35 (25.36%) Cucumber
9 32 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (23.19%) Banking
10 26 (18.84%) TDD
10 26 (18.84%) Automated Testing
10 26 (18.84%) WebDriver
11 24 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 24 (17.39%) Open Source
12 23 (16.67%) SDLC
13 21 (15.22%) Jenkins
13 21 (15.22%) Degree
13 21 (15.22%) Project Management
13 21 (15.22%) .NET
14 20 (14.49%) Windows
14 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
15 19 (13.77%) C#
16 18 (13.04%) Web Services
16 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
17 17 (12.32%) HP
17 17 (12.32%) JUnit
17 17 (12.32%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.62%) Confluence
2 3 (2.17%) WordPress
2 3 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Office
2 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.90%) MS Project
5 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) Intranet
2 3 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) MPLS
3 1 (0.72%) SS7
3 1 (0.72%) SCCP
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Multicast
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) VPN
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) MySQL
2 8 (5.80%) Big Data
3 7 (5.07%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (36.96%) Selenium
2 35 (25.36%) Cucumber
3 26 (18.84%) WebDriver
4 21 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.32%) SpecFlow
5 17 (12.32%) JUnit
6 16 (11.59%) FitNesse
6 16 (11.59%) LoadRunner
6 16 (11.59%) JIRA
7 14 (10.14%) NUnit
8 13 (9.42%) HP UFT
8 13 (9.42%) JMeter
9 10 (7.25%) WATIR
9 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
10 8 (5.80%) TestNG
10 8 (5.80%) SoapUI
10 8 (5.80%) WebLOAD
11 7 (5.07%) JBehave
11 7 (5.07%) Jasmine
11 7 (5.07%) Capybara
General
1 60 (43.48%) Finance
2 32 (23.19%) Banking
3 15 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Private Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Test Manager
2 28 (20.29%) Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Test Leader
4 11 (7.97%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Tester
5 10 (7.25%) QA Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Performance Test Leader
6 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.52%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Test Architect
7 8 (5.80%) QA Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Test Automation Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Quality Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) Web Services
3 15 (10.87%) SOAP
4 13 (9.42%) XML
4 13 (9.42%) HTML
5 8 (5.80%) Apache CXF
5 8 (5.80%) REST
5 8 (5.80%) Gherkin
6 7 (5.07%) RESTful
6 7 (5.07%) JSON
7 6 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (3.62%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.90%) Middleware
10 3 (2.17%) CSS
10 3 (2.17%) Visualforce
10 3 (2.17%) HTML5
10 3 (2.17%) CSS3
10 3 (2.17%) jQuery
10 3 (2.17%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.45%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.25%) User Experience
4 6 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Windows
2 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 14 (10.14%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) AIX
3 5 (3.62%) Solaris
4 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
3 54 (39.13%) BDD
4 26 (18.84%) TDD
4 26 (18.84%) Automated Testing
5 24 (17.39%) Open Source
5 24 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 23 (16.67%) SDLC
7 21 (15.22%) Project Management
8 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.32%) Scrum
10 17 (12.32%) Waterfall
10 17 (12.32%) User Stories
11 15 (10.87%) Test Scripting
11 15 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.14%) Test Management
13 13 (9.42%) Manual Testing
13 13 (9.42%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) Java
2 35 (25.36%) SQL
3 19 (13.77%) C#
4 8 (5.80%) Ruby
5 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.90%) Python
7 3 (2.17%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.17%) Perl
7 3 (2.17%) PHP
7 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) XQuery
9 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.97%) ISEB
4 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.35%) PMP
6 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (44.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) HP
3 15 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.90%) GoldenSource
5 3 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Sophis
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.72%) WorldPay
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