The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 253 272 235
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 78 57 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 81
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £78,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10105 9680 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.58% 80.56% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8371 8414 9266
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Strategy
London

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 94 (59.49%) Finance
2 89 (56.33%) QA
3 69 (43.67%) Selenium
4 66 (41.77%) Test Automation
5 65 (41.14%) Test Scripting
6 61 (38.61%) ISEB
7 54 (34.18%) SQL
8 52 (32.91%) HP
8 52 (32.91%) QuickTest Pro
9 51 (32.28%) Degree
10 46 (29.11%) HP Quality Center
11 45 (28.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 43 (27.22%) Automated Testing
13 42 (26.58%) User Stories
14 40 (25.32%) Performance Testing
14 40 (25.32%) Regression Testing
15 36 (22.78%) Test Management
16 34 (21.52%) .NET
16 34 (21.52%) Automation Testing
17 33 (20.89%) JIRA
18 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
19 26 (16.46%) Cucumber
20 24 (15.19%) Business Analysis
21 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (14.56%) E-Commerce
22 22 (13.92%) Integration Testing
22 22 (13.92%) Manual Testing
23 21 (13.29%) Asset Management
23 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
23 21 (13.29%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (6.96%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.06%) LiveLink
4 4 (2.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Force.com
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) Internet
3 3 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
1 21 (13.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (43.67%) Selenium
2 52 (32.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 33 (20.89%) JIRA
4 26 (16.46%) Cucumber
5 21 (13.29%) Bugzilla
6 19 (12.03%) NUnit
6 19 (12.03%) TestComplete
7 18 (11.39%) JMeter
8 15 (9.49%) LoadRunner
8 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
9 14 (8.86%) SoapUI
10 13 (8.23%) Maven
11 12 (7.59%) Subversion
11 12 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (7.59%) WebDriver
11 12 (7.59%) SpecFlow
11 12 (7.59%) Hudson
12 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
12 7 (4.43%) JUnit
13 6 (3.80%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (59.49%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) Publishing
4 3 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.27%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (30.38%) Analyst
2 32 (20.25%) Test Manager
3 21 (13.29%) QA Analyst
4 19 (12.03%) Test Analyst
5 18 (11.39%) Automation Engineer
6 16 (10.13%) Test Engineer
6 16 (10.13%) QA Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) QA Automation Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Technology Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Tester
12 4 (2.53%) Programme Manager
12 4 (2.53%) Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.52%) .NET
2 20 (12.66%) Gherkin
3 12 (7.59%) SOAP
4 6 (3.80%) Web Services
4 6 (3.80%) Middleware
5 4 (2.53%) REST
6 3 (1.90%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.90%) jQuery
6 3 (1.90%) RESTful
6 3 (1.90%) JMS
6 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.90%) CSS
7 2 (1.27%) HTML
7 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.27%) XML
7 2 (1.27%) JSON
7 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.27%) WCF
7 2 (1.27%) Ajax
7 2 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
1 19 (12.03%) Open Source
2 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.06%) Statistics
4 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.53%) Equities
4 4 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.90%) Derivative
5 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) New Media
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.29%) Linux
2 12 (7.59%) UNIX
3 7 (4.43%) Windows
4 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.90%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Test Automation
2 65 (41.14%) Test Scripting
3 45 (28.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 43 (27.22%) Automated Testing
5 42 (26.58%) User Stories
6 40 (25.32%) Regression Testing
6 40 (25.32%) Performance Testing
7 36 (22.78%) Test Management
8 34 (21.52%) Automation Testing
9 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
10 24 (15.19%) Business Analysis
11 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (14.56%) E-Commerce
12 22 (13.92%) Integration Testing
12 22 (13.92%) Manual Testing
13 21 (13.29%) Asset Management
13 21 (13.29%) BDD
14 20 (12.66%) Black-Box Testing
14 20 (12.66%) Code Coverage
15 19 (12.03%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.18%) SQL
2 20 (12.66%) VB
3 19 (12.03%) Java
3 19 (12.03%) VBScript
4 16 (10.13%) C#
5 13 (8.23%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.70%) Perl
7 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.80%) Tcl
8 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.53%) Ruby
9 4 (2.53%) C++
10 3 (1.90%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) Scala
12 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 61 (38.61%) ISEB
2 51 (32.28%) Degree
3 14 (8.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.70%) CCNP
5 8 (5.06%) CISM
5 8 (5.06%) CISSP
6 3 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.63%) CCSE
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (56.33%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (29.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (32.91%) HP
2 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.33%) Oracle
4 7 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.16%) Cognos
6 3 (1.90%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Sun
8 1 (0.63%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Akamai
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10 % pension + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, gym, health care
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago