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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 246 271 286
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 56 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.68% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 41
Average salary £65,000 £51,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (52.42%) QA
3 50 (40.32%) Finance
4 48 (38.71%) Selenium
5 44 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 31 (25.00%) Banking
6 31 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 29 (23.39%) BDD
8 28 (22.58%) Cucumber
9 23 (18.55%) Java
10 22 (17.74%) SQL
10 22 (17.74%) WebDriver
10 22 (17.74%) Degree
11 21 (16.94%) Test Scripting
11 21 (16.94%) Project Management
11 21 (16.94%) TDD
12 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
13 19 (15.32%) Manual Testing
14 18 (14.52%) Scrum
14 18 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (14.52%) Windows
14 18 (14.52%) Test Management
15 17 (13.71%) Waterfall
16 16 (12.90%) HP
17 15 (12.10%) ISEB
17 15 (12.10%) LoadRunner
17 15 (12.10%) Linux
17 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
18 14 (11.29%) SpecFlow
18 14 (11.29%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.03%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) SAS
3 2 (1.61%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.81%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Multicast
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) SCCP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) Big Data
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (38.71%) Selenium
2 28 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 22 (17.74%) WebDriver
4 18 (14.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (12.10%) LoadRunner
6 14 (11.29%) SpecFlow
7 13 (10.48%) JIRA
8 11 (8.87%) JUnit
9 10 (8.06%) TestNG
9 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
10 9 (7.26%) JMeter
11 8 (6.45%) JBehave
12 7 (5.65%) Maven
12 7 (5.65%) Ant
13 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
14 5 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (3.23%) Bugzilla
15 4 (3.23%) TestComplete
15 4 (3.23%) WATIR
15 4 (3.23%) Capybara
General
1 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 31 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Law
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (33.06%) Analyst
2 31 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 20 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 19 (15.32%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (13.71%) Test Leader
6 15 (12.10%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) Senior QA Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) QA Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Performance Test Manager
10 7 (5.65%) Performance Manager
11 6 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Lead Test Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Performance Test Leader
12 5 (4.03%) Automation Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Quality Manager
12 5 (4.03%) Tester
12 5 (4.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) HTML
2 11 (8.87%) .NET
2 11 (8.87%) Web Services
2 11 (8.87%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (4.03%) Middleware
5 4 (3.23%) CSS
5 4 (3.23%) RESTful
6 3 (2.42%) JSON
7 2 (1.61%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.61%) SOAP
7 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.81%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.45%) Open Source
3 6 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.03%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.61%) Wiki
7 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.81%) DTCC
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) ASIC
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Linux
3 5 (4.03%) UNIX
4 3 (2.42%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 31 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 29 (23.39%) BDD
5 21 (16.94%) Test Scripting
5 21 (16.94%) Project Management
5 21 (16.94%) TDD
6 19 (15.32%) Manual Testing
7 18 (14.52%) Scrum
7 18 (14.52%) Test Management
8 17 (13.71%) Waterfall
9 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.29%) Performance Testing
11 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
12 12 (9.68%) Validation
12 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (8.87%) System Testing
13 11 (8.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) Java
2 22 (17.74%) SQL
3 10 (8.06%) C#
4 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.84%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.10%) ISEB
4 9 (7.26%) PMP
4 9 (7.26%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (52.42%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) EMIR
3 1 (0.81%) FATCA
3 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) HP
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) WorldPay
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 days ago