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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 195 251 285
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 63 55 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 64
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +6.81%
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
5642 9090 11296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.66% 87.85% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5146 7772 9386
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.00%) QA
3 55 (42.97%) Finance
4 53 (41.41%) Java
5 48 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 33 (25.78%) BDD
6 33 (25.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (22.66%) Selenium
8 26 (20.31%) Test Scripting
8 26 (20.31%) Linux
9 25 (19.53%) Banking
9 25 (19.53%) Automated Testing
10 24 (18.75%) Defect Management
11 23 (17.97%) TDD
12 22 (17.19%) Python
12 22 (17.19%) Cucumber
12 22 (17.19%) Automation Testing
13 21 (16.41%) Unix
14 20 (15.63%) SQL
14 20 (15.63%) Degree
14 20 (15.63%) JIRA
14 20 (15.63%) Unit Testing
14 20 (15.63%) Manual Testing
14 20 (15.63%) Test Planning
15 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
16 17 (13.28%) Scrum
17 16 (12.50%) Project Management
17 16 (12.50%) System Testing
17 16 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.78%) MQSI
2 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 8 (6.25%) MS Project
3 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.34%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.56%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) Data Mining
2 6 (4.69%) EDRMS
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Selenium
2 22 (17.19%) Cucumber
3 20 (15.63%) JIRA
4 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
5 13 (10.16%) WebDriver
6 12 (9.38%) JMeter
7 9 (7.03%) WATIR
8 6 (4.69%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.69%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.91%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.91%) HP UFT
9 5 (3.91%) JUnit
9 5 (3.91%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.13%) LoadUI
10 4 (3.13%) NUnit
10 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.56%) Appium
12 2 (1.56%) Capybara
General
1 55 (42.97%) Finance
2 25 (19.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Back Office
3 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Automotive
5 4 (3.13%) Law
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Test Manager
2 22 (17.19%) Test Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) QA Engineer
4 18 (14.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Analyst
6 16 (12.50%) Programme Manager
6 16 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
6 16 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
7 12 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 11 (8.59%) Developer
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Tester
10 9 (7.03%) Developer in Test
11 8 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 8 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) QA Leader
12 7 (5.47%) Test Leader
13 6 (4.69%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) Web Services
2 10 (7.81%) Gherkin
2 10 (7.81%) SOAP
3 9 (7.03%) HTML
4 6 (4.69%) .NET
5 5 (3.91%) Apache CXF
5 5 (3.91%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.91%) REST
6 4 (3.13%) XML
7 3 (2.34%) CSS
7 3 (2.34%) XBRL
8 1 (0.78%) CSS3
8 1 (0.78%) Grails
8 1 (0.78%) HTML5
8 1 (0.78%) J2EE
8 1 (0.78%) JMS
8 1 (0.78%) Middleware
8 1 (0.78%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.25%) User Experience
3 7 (5.47%) Fintech
4 6 (4.69%) iPad
5 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.34%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.34%) Tandem
8 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.56%) Derivative
8 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.31%) Linux
2 21 (16.41%) Unix
3 8 (6.25%) Solaris
4 4 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 33 (25.78%) BDD
3 33 (25.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (20.31%) Test Scripting
5 25 (19.53%) Automated Testing
6 24 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 23 (17.97%) TDD
8 22 (17.19%) Automation Testing
9 20 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 20 (15.63%) Test Planning
9 20 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
11 17 (13.28%) Scrum
12 16 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 16 (12.50%) Project Management
12 16 (12.50%) System Testing
13 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
13 15 (11.72%) Test Management
13 15 (11.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) Java
2 22 (17.19%) Python
3 20 (15.63%) SQL
4 16 (12.50%) Ruby
5 12 (9.38%) C#
6 7 (5.47%) C++
7 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Degree
2 15 (11.72%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.16%) ISEB
4 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) EMIR
2 2 (1.56%) MiFID
2 2 (1.56%) WCAG
3 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) HP
1 12 (9.38%) SAP
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.69%) OpenText
3 6 (4.69%) Rally
3 6 (4.69%) Siebel
4 3 (2.34%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Sophis
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) webMethods
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