The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 354 383 385
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 767 804 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.90% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 627 629 648
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80292 89626 96215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.95% 86.74% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67978 74098 78617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the England region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in England

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in England

Test Strategy
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +77 335 £65,000 +8.33% 37
South East +19 180 £44,000 -7.36% 24
Yorkshire -7 77 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Midlands +17 44 £54,875 +15.52% 2
East of England +35 41 £47,500 -11.62% 12
South West 0 29 £56,250 +31.57% 5
North West -3 28 £50,000 +12.99% 8
East Midlands -25 21 £32,500 -7.14%
North East +2 5 £42,000 +5.00%
Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 England region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 740 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (38.60%) QA
3 507 (32.94%) Finance
4 432 (28.07%) Test Automation
5 404 (26.25%) Test Scripting
6 386 (25.08%) ISEB
7 376 (24.43%) ISTQB
8 373 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 346 (22.48%) Selenium
10 292 (18.97%) Software Testing
11 288 (18.71%) SQL
12 286 (18.58%) Test Management
13 281 (18.26%) Degree
14 276 (17.93%) Java
15 255 (16.57%) Regression Testing
16 239 (15.53%) Functional Testing
17 227 (14.75%) C#
18 224 (14.55%) SDLC
19 216 (14.04%) Manual Testing
19 216 (14.04%) Automated Testing
20 212 (13.78%) Microsoft
21 208 (13.52%) Non-Functional Testing
22 204 (13.26%) Automation Testing
23 200 (13.00%) Integration Testing
24 197 (12.80%) Scrum
25 192 (12.48%) Waterfall
26 179 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
27 168 (10.92%) .NET
27 168 (10.92%) BDD
27 168 (10.92%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 55 (3.57%) IIS
2 26 (1.69%) Confluence
3 14 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.52%) JBoss
7 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.26%) CMS
8 4 (0.26%) Documentum
8 4 (0.26%) SAS
8 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.19%) FileNet
10 1 (0.065%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.065%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.065%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.065%) MQSI
10 1 (0.065%) MTS
10 1 (0.065%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.065%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 101 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.61%) MS Office
3 19 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.17%) MS Project
5 13 (0.84%) Mingle
6 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.065%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.32%) Primavera
5 5 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.065%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.36%) GitHub
2 18 (1.17%) Force.com
3 7 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.45%) SaaS
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.065%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.86%) Network Security
2 25 (1.62%) VoIP
3 15 (0.97%) Firewall
3 15 (0.97%) Internet
4 12 (0.78%) VLAN
5 10 (0.65%) HTTP
5 10 (0.65%) SSH
6 9 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.45%) 4G
8 6 (0.39%) 2G
8 6 (0.39%) 3G
8 6 (0.39%) INAP
8 6 (0.39%) M3UA
8 6 (0.39%) RANAP
8 6 (0.39%) SCCP
8 6 (0.39%) SCTP
8 6 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
8 6 (0.39%) SMPP
8 6 (0.39%) TCAP
9 5 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.14%) Big Data
4 32 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 25 (1.62%) GIS
6 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.78%) EDRMS
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.26%) DataStage
11 4 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.19%) DB2
12 3 (0.19%) MySQL
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 346 (22.48%) Selenium
2 139 (9.03%) JIRA
3 131 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 118 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 105 (6.82%) HP UFT
6 96 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 85 (5.52%) Git (software)
8 81 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 73 (4.74%) SoapUI
10 70 (4.55%) LoadRunner
11 60 (3.90%) SpecFlow
12 56 (3.64%) Subversion
13 53 (3.44%) JMeter
14 45 (2.92%) TeamCity
15 43 (2.79%) JUnit
16 30 (1.95%) Bugzilla
17 26 (1.69%) FitNesse
17 26 (1.69%) NUnit
18 25 (1.62%) TestNG
19 24 (1.56%) Ranorex
General
1 507 (32.94%) Finance
2 132 (8.58%) Banking
3 107 (6.95%) Retail
4 78 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.09%) Law
6 40 (2.60%) Marketing
7 36 (2.34%) Legal
8 32 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.01%) Automotive
10 29 (1.88%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.30%) Front Office
12 17 (1.10%) Back Office
13 16 (1.04%) Games
14 13 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.78%) Electronics
16 10 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.65%) Publishing
17 9 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.58%) Billing
18 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 419 (27.23%) Analyst
2 340 (22.09%) Test Analyst
3 312 (20.27%) Test Manager
4 194 (12.61%) Test Engineer
5 191 (12.41%) Tester
6 165 (10.72%) Test Leader
7 92 (5.98%) QA Engineer
8 87 (5.65%) QA Analyst
9 85 (5.52%) Developer
10 81 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
11 77 (5.00%) Consultant
12 74 (4.81%) Senior Test Analyst
13 67 (4.35%) Automation Tester
14 66 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
15 64 (4.16%) Programme Manager
16 63 (4.09%) Programme Test Manager
16 63 (4.09%) Senior Test Engineer
16 63 (4.09%) Test Programme Manager
17 62 (4.03%) QA Test Analyst
18 60 (3.90%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (10.92%) .NET
2 110 (7.15%) Web Services
3 103 (6.69%) XML
4 66 (4.29%) HTML
5 52 (3.38%) SOAP
6 47 (3.05%) CSS
7 40 (2.60%) Gherkin
8 35 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 35 (2.27%) JSON
9 25 (1.62%) jQuery
10 21 (1.36%) Visualforce
11 17 (1.10%) RESTful
12 15 (0.97%) Behat
13 13 (0.84%) HTML5
13 13 (0.84%) REST
14 12 (0.78%) Ajax
14 12 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.78%) Middleware
15 11 (0.71%) Spring
16 10 (0.65%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.73%) User Experience
6 41 (2.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 36 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 29 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.43%) AS400
10 22 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.84%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.78%) Derivative
13 12 (0.78%) Fintech
14 11 (0.71%) CESG
14 11 (0.71%) Statistics
15 10 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 130 (8.45%) Windows
2 116 (7.54%) Linux
3 104 (6.76%) Unix
4 36 (2.34%) Android
5 34 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 32 (2.08%) Solaris
7 30 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 24 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.32%) CentOS
12 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.065%) AIX
14 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (28.07%) Test Automation
3 404 (26.25%) Test Scripting
4 373 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 292 (18.97%) Software Testing
6 286 (18.58%) Test Management
7 255 (16.57%) Regression Testing
8 239 (15.53%) Functional Testing
9 224 (14.55%) SDLC
10 216 (14.04%) Automated Testing
10 216 (14.04%) Manual Testing
11 208 (13.52%) Non-Functional Testing
12 204 (13.26%) Automation Testing
13 200 (13.00%) Integration Testing
14 197 (12.80%) Scrum
15 192 (12.48%) Waterfall
16 179 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 168 (10.92%) BDD
17 168 (10.92%) Performance Testing
18 166 (10.79%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (18.71%) SQL
2 276 (17.93%) Java
3 227 (14.75%) C#
4 110 (7.15%) Python
5 81 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 79 (5.13%) Ruby
7 76 (4.94%) C
8 44 (2.86%) Perl
9 41 (2.66%) C++
10 38 (2.47%) PHP
11 21 (1.36%) Apex Code
12 15 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.78%) Delphi
15 12 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.78%) XPath
16 8 (0.52%) VBA
17 5 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 386 (25.08%) ISEB
2 376 (24.43%) ISTQB
3 281 (18.26%) Degree
4 117 (7.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 115 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 73 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 53 (3.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 42 (2.73%) CISSP
8 42 (2.73%) IISP
9 41 (2.66%) DV Cleared
10 22 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.71%) CCNA
11 11 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.71%) MCITP
11 11 (0.71%) MCSA
11 11 (0.71%) MCSE
11 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 594 (38.60%) QA
2 43 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.30%) SLA
4 12 (0.78%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.39%) SDET
7 5 (0.32%) COBIT
8 3 (0.19%) EMIR
8 3 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.13%) WCAG
10 1 (0.065%) HL7
10 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.065%) ISO19770
System Software
1 19 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (0.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.065%) Firmware
4 1 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 105 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (2.66%) QRadar
3 23 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
4 13 (0.84%) CA Wily
5 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (0.71%) vMotion
6 6 (0.39%) Nessus
6 6 (0.39%) Nmap
7 4 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.13%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 212 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 130 (8.45%) HP
3 98 (6.37%) Oracle
4 61 (3.96%) SAP
5 42 (2.73%) ArcSight
5 42 (2.73%) Splunk
6 31 (2.01%) Citrix
7 28 (1.82%) VMware
8 26 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.17%) Siebel
10 15 (0.97%) Cognizant
11 14 (0.91%) Dynatrace
12 13 (0.84%) Informatica
13 12 (0.78%) OpenText
14 10 (0.65%) Rally
15 8 (0.52%) CA
15 8 (0.52%) IBM
16 7 (0.45%) AppDynamics
16 7 (0.45%) Atlassian
London
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £33500 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago