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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 243 268 286
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 61 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 41
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £43,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
8932 10457 9598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.51% 82.87% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7510 8717 8338
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 79 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.15%) QA
3 50 (38.17%) Finance
4 49 (37.40%) Selenium
5 44 (33.59%) Test Automation
6 31 (23.66%) Automated Testing
7 30 (22.90%) Banking
8 27 (20.61%) Cucumber
9 26 (19.85%) BDD
10 22 (16.79%) WebDriver
10 22 (16.79%) Java
11 21 (16.03%) Project Management
11 21 (16.03%) Test Scripting
11 21 (16.03%) Manual Testing
12 20 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 20 (15.27%) TDD
13 19 (14.50%) Scrum
13 19 (14.50%) SQL
13 19 (14.50%) Degree
14 18 (13.74%) ISTQB
14 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
15 17 (12.98%) Windows
16 16 (12.21%) JIRA
16 16 (12.21%) Test Management
17 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
17 15 (11.45%) HP
17 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (10.69%) ISEB
18 14 (10.69%) LoadRunner
18 14 (10.69%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (3.82%) Confluence
2 3 (2.29%) SAS
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) SS7
2 1 (0.76%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) Big Data
3 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (37.40%) Selenium
2 27 (20.61%) Cucumber
3 22 (16.79%) WebDriver
4 20 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (12.21%) JIRA
6 14 (10.69%) LoadRunner
7 13 (9.92%) SpecFlow
8 11 (8.40%) Jenkins
8 11 (8.40%) TestNG
8 11 (8.40%) JUnit
9 9 (6.87%) JBehave
10 7 (5.34%) Ant
10 7 (5.34%) Maven
10 7 (5.34%) JMeter
11 6 (4.58%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (3.05%) TestComplete
13 4 (3.05%) Bugzilla
14 3 (2.29%) NUnit
14 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (38.17%) Finance
2 30 (22.90%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Analyst
2 38 (29.01%) Test Manager
3 21 (16.03%) Test Analyst
4 18 (13.74%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Test Leader
6 14 (10.69%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Senior QA Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) QA Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Performance Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Performance Test Manager
10 7 (5.34%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Lead Test Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Tester
12 5 (3.82%) Quality Manager
12 5 (3.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) HTML
1 12 (9.16%) XML
2 11 (8.40%) Web Services
2 11 (8.40%) .NET
3 6 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.82%) CSS
4 5 (3.82%) Middleware
5 3 (2.29%) JSON
5 3 (2.29%) RESTful
6 2 (1.53%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Open Source
3 6 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) Wiki
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Equities
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) DTCC
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) ASIC
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
2 14 (10.69%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.59%) Test Automation
3 31 (23.66%) Automated Testing
4 26 (19.85%) BDD
5 21 (16.03%) Manual Testing
5 21 (16.03%) Test Scripting
5 21 (16.03%) Project Management
6 20 (15.27%) TDD
7 19 (14.50%) Scrum
8 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
9 16 (12.21%) Test Management
10 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
11 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
11 14 (10.69%) Validation
11 14 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Performance Testing
12 12 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (8.40%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.79%) Java
2 19 (14.50%) SQL
3 9 (6.87%) C#
4 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 18 (13.74%) ISTQB
3 14 (10.69%) ISEB
4 10 (7.63%) PMP
4 10 (7.63%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (51.15%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) EMIR
3 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.76%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 14 (10.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) HP
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.29%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago