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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
London / City of London
Rank 179 212 232
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 41 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 68
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,800 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £89,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
4350 5744 8741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.75% 88.86% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 5142 7545
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 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £86,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 45 (58.44%) QA
2 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) Finance
4 22 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 21 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 20 (25.97%) Selenium
6 20 (25.97%) Regression Testing
7 18 (23.38%) ISEB
7 18 (23.38%) SQL
8 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (19.48%) SDLC
9 15 (19.48%) Test Management
10 14 (18.18%) LoadRunner
10 14 (18.18%) Integration Testing
11 13 (16.88%) SaaS
11 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (16.88%) Banking
11 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
12 12 (15.58%) HP UFT
12 12 (15.58%) B2B
12 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.58%) Stress Testing
12 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (14.29%) Automation Testing
14 10 (12.99%) BDD
14 10 (12.99%) Oracle
14 10 (12.99%) TDD
15 9 (11.69%) Law

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 (3.90%) Confluence
1 3 (3.90%) Jetty
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Documentum
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) HFM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Big Data
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) Power BI
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
4 12 (15.58%) HP UFT
5 8 (10.39%) JIRA
6 5 (6.49%) SilkPerformer
6 5 (6.49%) SilkTest
6 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.90%) Protractor
8 3 (3.90%) WATIR
8 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.60%) JMeter
9 2 (2.60%) Maven
9 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.30%) Spock
10 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Law
4 8 (10.39%) Legal
5 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.49%) Front Office
7 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Retail
8 1 (1.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Billing
8 1 (1.30%) Electronics
8 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Test Leader
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) QA Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Software QA Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Test Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) QA Leader
6 6 (7.79%) QA Manager
6 6 (7.79%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Head of QA
7 5 (6.49%) Tester
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Gherkin
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) Ajax
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (3.90%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.90%) Node.js
5 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) CSS3
6 2 (2.60%) Grails
6 2 (2.60%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) HTML5
6 2 (2.60%) JMS
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) Sass
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Fintech
3 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.30%) Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 21 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 20 (25.97%) Regression Testing
5 15 (19.48%) SDLC
5 15 (19.48%) Test Management
6 14 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 12 (15.58%) B2B
7 12 (15.58%) Stress Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
8 11 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 10 (12.99%) BDD
9 10 (12.99%) TDD
10 8 (10.39%) Scrum
11 7 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (9.09%) People Management
11 7 (9.09%) Service Management
11 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) C#
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.90%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) ISEB
2 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.39%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (58.44%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) MiFID
3 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) SAP
3 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.49%) Borland
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) EMC
6 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.60%) Pega
7 1 (1.30%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Sybase
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable, pension, Felxable-income
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago