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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 203 207 264
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +57
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 33 54 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.79% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.90% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 47
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
4688 6017 9420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.85% 88.21% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4251 5318 8126
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (51.04%) QA
4 33 (34.38%) Banking
4 33 (34.38%) Regression Testing
5 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
6 28 (29.17%) Java
7 23 (23.96%) Web Services
8 22 (22.92%) Selenium
9 21 (21.88%) Performance Testing
9 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
9 21 (21.88%) Cucumber
9 21 (21.88%) SoapUI
9 21 (21.88%) LoadRunner
9 21 (21.88%) SQL
9 21 (21.88%) Automated Testing
9 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
11 19 (19.79%) Automation Testing
12 18 (18.75%) HP
12 18 (18.75%) SDLC
13 17 (17.71%) API Testing
14 16 (16.67%) JMeter
14 16 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (15.63%) HP SiteScope
15 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
15 15 (15.63%) LoadUI
15 15 (15.63%) Server Monitoring
16 14 (14.58%) Degree
17 13 (13.54%) Waterfall

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 (3.13%) Confluence
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.04%) HFM
3 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Selenium
2 21 (21.88%) Cucumber
2 21 (21.88%) LoadRunner
2 21 (21.88%) SoapUI
3 16 (16.67%) JMeter
4 15 (15.63%) LoadUI
5 9 (9.38%) JIRA
6 8 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (5.21%) SilkPerformer
7 5 (5.21%) SilkTest
7 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.17%) WATIR
9 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.08%) Maven
10 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.04%) JUnit
11 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 33 (34.38%) Banking
3 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Billing
4 5 (5.21%) Front Office
5 3 (3.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Law
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 15 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Tester
5 11 (11.46%) QA Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Performance Tester
6 10 (10.42%) Software QA Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Programme Test Manager
7 9 (9.38%) Test Programme Manager
8 8 (8.33%) Programme Manager
9 7 (7.29%) QA Manager
9 7 (7.29%) QA Test Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Head of Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) Web Services
2 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
3 12 (12.50%) .NET
4 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 6 (6.25%) SOAP
5 4 (4.17%) Ajax
5 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (4.17%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) CSS
6 3 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (3.13%) XBRL
7 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.08%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.08%) CSS3
7 2 (2.08%) Grails
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
7 2 (2.08%) JMS
7 2 (2.08%) jQuery
7 2 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Fintech
3 6 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.21%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.08%) Derivative
6 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Unix
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) Regression Testing
3 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
4 21 (21.88%) Automated Testing
4 21 (21.88%) Performance Testing
4 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 19 (19.79%) Automation Testing
6 18 (18.75%) SDLC
7 17 (17.71%) API Testing
8 16 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Server Monitoring
10 13 (13.54%) Defect Management
10 13 (13.54%) Waterfall
11 12 (12.50%) People Management
12 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.42%) B2B
13 10 (10.42%) Open Source
13 10 (10.42%) Scrum
13 10 (10.42%) Stress Testing
13 10 (10.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) C#
4 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.21%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) ISEB
2 10 (10.42%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (51.04%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) MiFID
3 2 (2.08%) SDET
4 1 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.04%) EMIR
4 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) HP
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.29%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Borland
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) EMC
6 2 (2.08%) Pega
7 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.04%) OpenText
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 27.5 days hol + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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GTA
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £51,296
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £62100 - £82800 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago