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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 194 212 260
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +48
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 49 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.03% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 50
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,200 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £88,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £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
5326 7592 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.38% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4861 6540 7980
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.44%) Finance
3 50 (44.25%) QA
4 46 (40.71%) Java
5 36 (31.86%) Banking
6 34 (30.09%) Test Scripting
7 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
8 29 (25.66%) Selenium
9 28 (24.78%) Automation Testing
10 26 (23.01%) Defect Management
10 26 (23.01%) Web Services
11 24 (21.24%) Regression Testing
11 24 (21.24%) Performance Testing
12 23 (20.35%) Cucumber
13 22 (19.47%) SoapUI
14 21 (18.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (17.70%) Telecoms
16 19 (16.81%) HP
16 19 (16.81%) LoadRunner
17 18 (15.93%) Linux
17 18 (15.93%) API Testing
18 17 (15.04%) SQL
18 17 (15.04%) JMeter
18 17 (15.04%) Test Management
19 16 (14.16%) ISTQB
19 16 (14.16%) Gherkin
19 16 (14.16%) Scrum
19 16 (14.16%) Automated Testing
20 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management

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 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Project
3 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.54%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.54%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) Data Mining
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.31%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.42%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (25.66%) Selenium
2 23 (20.35%) Cucumber
3 22 (19.47%) SoapUI
4 19 (16.81%) LoadRunner
5 17 (15.04%) JMeter
6 15 (13.27%) LoadUI
7 10 (8.85%) JIRA
8 8 (7.08%) HP UFT
9 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.42%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 5 (4.42%) WATIR
10 5 (4.42%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.54%) JUnit
11 4 (3.54%) NUnit
11 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.88%) Maven
13 1 (0.88%) SilkPerformer
13 1 (0.88%) SilkTest
General
1 57 (50.44%) Finance
2 36 (31.86%) Banking
3 20 (17.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.19%) Back Office
5 5 (4.42%) Billing
6 4 (3.54%) Retail
7 3 (2.65%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Test Manager
2 19 (16.81%) Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Tester
4 15 (13.27%) Programme Test Manager
4 15 (13.27%) Test Programme Manager
5 14 (12.39%) Programme Manager
5 14 (12.39%) Test Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Performance Tester
8 9 (7.96%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Head of Testing
9 7 (6.19%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) QA Manager
9 7 (6.19%) QA Test Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Head of QA
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.01%) Web Services
2 16 (14.16%) Gherkin
3 13 (11.50%) .NET
4 12 (10.62%) SOAP
5 6 (5.31%) HTML
6 5 (4.42%) XML
7 4 (3.54%) Ajax
7 4 (3.54%) Apache CXF
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 4 (3.54%) REST
7 4 (3.54%) XBRL
8 2 (1.77%) CSS
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.88%) JMS
9 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.31%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (4.42%) User Experience
5 4 (3.54%) Fintech
5 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 12 (10.62%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.09%) Test Scripting
3 30 (26.55%) Test Automation
4 28 (24.78%) Automation Testing
5 26 (23.01%) Defect Management
6 24 (21.24%) Performance Testing
6 24 (21.24%) Regression Testing
7 21 (18.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (15.93%) API Testing
9 17 (15.04%) Test Management
10 16 (14.16%) Automated Testing
10 16 (14.16%) Scrum
11 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
11 15 (13.27%) People Management
11 15 (13.27%) Project Management
11 15 (13.27%) SDLC
11 15 (13.27%) Server Monitoring
12 14 (12.39%) Open Source
12 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) SQL
3 14 (12.39%) Python
4 13 (11.50%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) Ruby
6 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.77%) C
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.27%) Degree
3 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.96%) ISEB
5 6 (5.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (44.25%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) EMIR
2 2 (1.77%) MiFID
2 2 (1.77%) SDET
2 2 (1.77%) WCAG
3 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) HP
2 10 (8.85%) SAP
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.42%) OpenText
4 5 (4.42%) Siebel
5 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) Borland
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) Pega
6 1 (0.88%) Rally
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