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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 250 273 281
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 52 83 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.77% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 49
Average salary £70,000 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £66,250 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
8720 10793 10041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.25% 83.81% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7467 8995 8682
Average salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 90 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.92%) QA
3 54 (41.54%) Finance
4 52 (40.00%) Selenium
5 48 (36.92%) Test Automation
6 42 (32.31%) BDD
7 36 (27.69%) Cucumber
8 34 (26.15%) Banking
8 34 (26.15%) Java
9 30 (23.08%) Automated Testing
10 28 (21.54%) SQL
11 27 (20.77%) WebDriver
12 24 (18.46%) Degree
12 24 (18.46%) TDD
12 24 (18.46%) SDLC
13 20 (15.38%) Test Scripting
13 20 (15.38%) Scrum
13 20 (15.38%) Project Management
14 19 (14.62%) Windows
15 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
15 18 (13.85%) ISTQB
16 17 (13.08%) JIRA
16 17 (13.08%) Manual Testing
16 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
16 17 (13.08%) HP
16 17 (13.08%) HP UFT
16 17 (13.08%) LoadRunner
16 17 (13.08%) SpecFlow
17 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.31%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (3.85%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) JBoss
3 1 (0.77%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Project
2 5 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
1 1 (0.77%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) SS7
2 1 (0.77%) SCCP
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) Big Data
2 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (40.00%) Selenium
2 36 (27.69%) Cucumber
3 27 (20.77%) WebDriver
4 17 (13.08%) SpecFlow
4 17 (13.08%) JIRA
4 17 (13.08%) HP UFT
4 17 (13.08%) LoadRunner
5 15 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 13 (10.00%) JMeter
7 9 (6.92%) JUnit
8 8 (6.15%) WATIR
8 8 (6.15%) TestNG
8 8 (6.15%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.62%) JBehave
10 6 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (4.62%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.62%) Capybara
10 6 (4.62%) WebLOAD
10 6 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (41.54%) Finance
2 34 (26.15%) Banking
3 12 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) German Language
6 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Analyst
2 33 (25.38%) Test Manager
3 21 (16.15%) Test Leader
4 18 (13.85%) Test Analyst
5 16 (12.31%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) QA Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Senior QA Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Performance Test Leader
9 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Performance Test Manager
9 7 (5.38%) Performance Manager
9 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Tester
10 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Quality Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) HTML
2 11 (8.46%) Web Services
2 11 (8.46%) XML
3 7 (5.38%) Gherkin
4 6 (4.62%) RESTful
4 6 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.85%) Middleware
5 5 (3.85%) SOAP
5 5 (3.85%) JSON
6 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.77%) J2EE
7 1 (0.77%) XSLT
7 1 (0.77%) Flash
7 1 (0.77%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.77%) Spring
7 1 (0.77%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.77%) jQuery
7 1 (0.77%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.54%) Wiki
7 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.77%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.77%) Equities
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) DTCC
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) ASIC
7 1 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Windows
2 12 (9.23%) Linux
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 2 (1.54%) Android
4 2 (1.54%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) AIX
5 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.92%) Test Automation
3 42 (32.31%) BDD
4 30 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 24 (18.46%) TDD
5 24 (18.46%) SDLC
6 20 (15.38%) Scrum
6 20 (15.38%) Project Management
6 20 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
8 17 (13.08%) Manual Testing
8 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
10 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.77%) Open Source
10 14 (10.77%) Test Management
11 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 11 (8.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) Java
2 28 (21.54%) SQL
3 15 (11.54%) C#
4 8 (6.15%) Ruby
5 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (0.77%) XQuery
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) XPath
7 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.77%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.77%) C++
7 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 18 (13.85%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.00%) ISEB
4 9 (6.92%) PMP
4 9 (6.92%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (46.92%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) EMIR
3 1 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.77%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) HP
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.31%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.77%) VMware
6 1 (0.77%) Sophis
6 1 (0.77%) Citrix
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos
6 1 (0.77%) IBM
6 1 (0.77%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension + flexi working
Posted: 27 days ago