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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 204 255 277
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 65 63 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 59
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,600 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
6258 9272 10833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.62% 87.38% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 7797 9059
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 70 (57.85%) QA
2 67 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (41.32%) Finance
4 47 (38.84%) Test Automation
5 43 (35.54%) Java
6 40 (33.06%) BDD
7 39 (32.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (26.45%) Selenium
9 30 (24.79%) TDD
10 29 (23.97%) Banking
11 27 (22.31%) Cucumber
12 26 (21.49%) Test Scripting
13 25 (20.66%) Manual Testing
13 25 (20.66%) Automated Testing
13 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
14 23 (19.01%) Ruby
15 22 (18.18%) JIRA
15 22 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 21 (17.36%) User Stories
16 21 (17.36%) SDLC
17 20 (16.53%) Degree
18 19 (15.70%) ISTQB
19 18 (14.88%) SQL
19 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
19 18 (14.88%) WebDriver
19 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (14.05%) Test Management
20 17 (14.05%) Linux
20 17 (14.05%) Python
21 16 (13.22%) Unix

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 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.83%) MQSI
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Office
1 6 (4.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.48%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.65%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Big Data
3 3 (2.48%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 32 (26.45%) Selenium
2 27 (22.31%) Cucumber
3 22 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.18%) JIRA
4 18 (14.88%) WebDriver
5 15 (12.40%) WATIR
6 14 (11.57%) JMeter
7 12 (9.92%) Mercurial
8 5 (4.13%) FitNesse
8 5 (4.13%) JUnit
8 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.31%) NUnit
9 4 (3.31%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.48%) Capybara
10 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.65%) Appium
11 2 (1.65%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.83%) Geb
General
1 50 (41.32%) Finance
2 29 (23.97%) Banking
3 12 (9.92%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.48%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Front Office
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) QA Engineer
1 25 (20.66%) Test Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Test Manager
3 23 (19.01%) Senior Test Engineer
4 19 (15.70%) Analyst
5 18 (14.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Senior QA Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) QA Test Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) Test Analyst
8 12 (9.92%) QA Automation Engineer
8 12 (9.92%) Ruby Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Developer in Test
11 8 (6.61%) Java Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Lead Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Programme Manager
11 8 (6.61%) Programme Test Manager
11 8 (6.61%) Test Programme Manager
11 8 (6.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Gherkin
2 7 (5.79%) Web Services
3 5 (4.13%) Apache CXF
3 5 (4.13%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (4.13%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) REST
4 4 (3.31%) SOAP
5 2 (1.65%) .NET
5 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.65%) CSS
5 2 (1.65%) CSS3
5 2 (1.65%) HTML5
5 2 (1.65%) Middleware
5 2 (1.65%) RESTful
5 2 (1.65%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.83%) Grails
6 1 (0.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.83%) React
6 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.92%) iPad
3 9 (7.44%) Fintech
4 8 (6.61%) User Experience
5 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (3.31%) Tandem
8 3 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.48%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.65%) Derivative
9 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.65%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Unix
3 7 (5.79%) Solaris
4 5 (4.13%) Windows
5 2 (1.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.84%) Test Automation
3 40 (33.06%) BDD
4 39 (32.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (24.79%) TDD
6 26 (21.49%) Test Scripting
7 25 (20.66%) Automated Testing
7 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
7 25 (20.66%) Manual Testing
8 21 (17.36%) SDLC
8 21 (17.36%) User Stories
9 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
10 17 (14.05%) Test Management
11 16 (13.22%) Project Management
11 16 (13.22%) Test Planning
12 15 (12.40%) API Testing
12 15 (12.40%) Defect Management
12 15 (12.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (12.40%) Scrum
12 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.54%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) Ruby
3 18 (14.88%) SQL
4 17 (14.05%) Python
5 11 (9.09%) C#
6 7 (5.79%) C++
7 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Degree
2 19 (15.70%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.40%) ISEB
4 12 (9.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (57.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) SAP
2 12 (9.92%) Rally
3 7 (5.79%) HP
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.48%) OpenText
6 3 (2.48%) Siebel
7 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Charles River
8 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Sophis
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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