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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 222 252 243
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 81 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 72
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 96 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (47.45%) Finance
3 61 (44.53%) Test Automation
4 59 (43.07%) QA
5 56 (40.88%) Selenium
6 53 (38.69%) BDD
7 43 (31.39%) Java
8 37 (27.01%) SQL
9 33 (24.09%) Cucumber
9 33 (24.09%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (22.63%) Banking
11 29 (21.17%) Open Source
12 28 (20.44%) Automated Testing
13 27 (19.71%) TDD
13 27 (19.71%) WebDriver
14 26 (18.98%) Performance Testing
15 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
16 21 (15.33%) SDLC
16 21 (15.33%) JUnit
16 21 (15.33%) Web Services
16 21 (15.33%) Windows
16 21 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (15.33%) FitNesse
16 21 (15.33%) Degree
17 20 (14.60%) SOAP
17 20 (14.60%) C#
18 19 (13.87%) .NET
18 19 (13.87%) Project Management
19 18 (13.14%) E-Commerce
19 18 (13.14%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) Confluence
3 4 (2.92%) WordPress
4 3 (2.19%) SAS
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.92%) MS Project
4 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.92%) Intranet
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) MPLS
3 1 (0.73%) SS7
3 1 (0.73%) SCCP
3 1 (0.73%) Firewall
3 1 (0.73%) Multicast
3 1 (0.73%) Skype
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) VPN
3 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) MySQL
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) Big Data
3 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (40.88%) Selenium
2 33 (24.09%) Cucumber
3 27 (19.71%) WebDriver
4 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
5 21 (15.33%) FitNesse
5 21 (15.33%) JUnit
6 18 (13.14%) NUnit
7 16 (11.68%) JIRA
8 14 (10.22%) SpecFlow
9 13 (9.49%) LoadRunner
10 12 (8.76%) JMeter
10 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
11 11 (8.03%) WATIR
12 10 (7.30%) HP UFT
13 8 (5.84%) WebLOAD
13 8 (5.84%) TestNG
13 8 (5.84%) Jasmine
13 8 (5.84%) Capybara
13 8 (5.84%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (47.45%) Finance
2 31 (22.63%) Banking
3 14 (10.22%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Front Office
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Law
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Test Manager
2 25 (18.25%) Test Leader
3 23 (16.79%) Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Tester
5 11 (8.03%) QA Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Test Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Architect
6 10 (7.30%) Performance Test Leader
7 9 (6.57%) Test Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Test Automation Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Tester
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Quality Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) Web Services
2 20 (14.60%) SOAP
3 19 (13.87%) .NET
4 15 (10.95%) HTML
4 15 (10.95%) XML
5 12 (8.76%) Apache CXF
5 12 (8.76%) REST
6 9 (6.57%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.84%) RESTful
7 8 (5.84%) JSON
8 6 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.92%) Middleware
9 4 (2.92%) CSS
9 4 (2.92%) Visualforce
9 4 (2.92%) HTML5
9 4 (2.92%) CSS3
9 4 (2.92%) jQuery
9 4 (2.92%) Ext JS
9 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.19%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) User Experience
2 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.46%) DTV
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Derivative
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Wiki
6 1 (0.73%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.33%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) UNIX
3 6 (4.38%) AIX
3 6 (4.38%) Solaris
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) Test Automation
3 53 (38.69%) BDD
4 29 (21.17%) Open Source
5 28 (20.44%) Automated Testing
6 27 (19.71%) TDD
7 26 (18.98%) Performance Testing
8 21 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (15.33%) SDLC
9 19 (13.87%) Project Management
10 18 (13.14%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.14%) User Stories
11 15 (10.95%) Test Scripting
11 15 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (10.22%) Test Management
12 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
12 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
12 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.49%) Wealth Management
13 13 (9.49%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.39%) Java
2 37 (27.01%) SQL
3 20 (14.60%) C#
4 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) Ruby
5 5 (3.65%) Python
6 4 (2.92%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.92%) Perl
6 4 (2.92%) PHP
7 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.73%) C++
9 1 (0.73%) C
9 1 (0.73%) XQuery
9 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) Degree
2 13 (9.49%) ISEB
3 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.73%) PMP
5 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (43.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Oracle
1 17 (12.41%) HP
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.65%) SAP
4 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.92%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.46%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Cognos
6 1 (0.73%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Sophis
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
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