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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 334 386 341
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -45
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 826 802 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 697 653 655
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £34,183
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
80737 89616 92223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.04% 87.37% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68272 74479 74310
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +7 321 £62,500 +4.16% 40
South East +60 217 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +25 70 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East of England +56 64 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West -15 52 £43,000 -25.21% 6
South West +13 41 £42,500 +5.59% 6
West Midlands +18 39 £42,500 -10.52% 10
East Midlands -3 19 £38,750 +10.71% 6
North East +4 3 £30,000 -2.28%
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 818 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (41.49%) QA
3 486 (30.74%) Finance
4 435 (27.51%) Test Automation
5 401 (25.36%) Test Scripting
6 396 (25.05%) Selenium
7 374 (23.66%) ISTQB
8 368 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 343 (21.70%) ISEB
10 325 (20.56%) Java
11 319 (20.18%) Software Testing
12 297 (18.79%) Regression Testing
13 291 (18.41%) Test Management
14 267 (16.89%) SQL
15 265 (16.76%) SDLC
16 263 (16.64%) Degree
17 242 (15.31%) Scrum
18 241 (15.24%) C#
19 230 (14.55%) Manual Testing
20 227 (14.36%) Functional Testing
21 215 (13.60%) Automated Testing
22 214 (13.54%) Automation Testing
23 210 (13.28%) BDD
24 197 (12.46%) Waterfall
25 193 (12.21%) Microsoft
26 183 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
27 182 (11.51%) Non-Functional Testing
28 175 (11.07%) Project Management
29 174 (11.01%) .NET
30 165 (10.44%) JIRA

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 47 (2.97%) IIS
2 25 (1.58%) Confluence
3 22 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.63%) Documentum
7 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.38%) CMS
8 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.32%) Apache
9 5 (0.32%) FileNet
10 4 (0.25%) Drupal
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.063%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.063%) JBoss
13 1 (0.063%) MTS
13 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.063%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.43%) MS Office
3 20 (1.27%) MS Project
4 19 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.76%) Mingle
6 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.063%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 32 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 14 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 14 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
4 7 (0.44%) Primavera
5 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.063%) Magento
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.063%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.14%) GitHub
2 11 (0.70%) SaaS
3 10 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.38%) Force.com
6 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.063%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.47%) Network Security
2 18 (1.14%) VoIP
3 17 (1.08%) Internet
4 15 (0.95%) Firewall
5 14 (0.89%) SMTP
6 11 (0.70%) SSH
7 10 (0.63%) VLAN
8 8 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.44%) HTTP
10 6 (0.38%) Intranet
11 4 (0.25%) 4G
11 4 (0.25%) DNS
11 4 (0.25%) Skype
11 4 (0.25%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.19%) 2G
12 3 (0.19%) 3G
12 3 (0.19%) M3UA
12 3 (0.19%) RANAP
12 3 (0.19%) SCTP
12 3 (0.19%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.21%) Data Mining
4 28 (1.77%) GIS
5 23 (1.45%) Big Data
6 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (0.76%) EDRMS
8 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.44%) MySQL
9 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.19%) DataStage
11 3 (0.19%) DB2
11 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 396 (25.05%) Selenium
2 165 (10.44%) Cucumber
2 165 (10.44%) JIRA
3 129 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 111 (7.02%) HP UFT
5 99 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 95 (6.01%) SoapUI
7 84 (5.31%) WebDriver
8 78 (4.93%) Git (software)
9 71 (4.49%) JMeter
9 71 (4.49%) SpecFlow
10 68 (4.30%) LoadRunner
11 53 (3.35%) JUnit
12 42 (2.66%) Subversion
13 39 (2.47%) TeamCity
14 38 (2.40%) Bugzilla
14 38 (2.40%) Ranorex
15 33 (2.09%) FitNesse
16 29 (1.83%) Testopia
17 27 (1.71%) TestNG
General
1 486 (30.74%) Finance
2 137 (8.67%) Banking
3 97 (6.14%) Retail
4 95 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.04%) Law
6 37 (2.34%) Back Office
7 34 (2.15%) Legal
7 34 (2.15%) Marketing
8 30 (1.90%) Automotive
9 25 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.20%) Billing
11 18 (1.14%) Front Office
12 14 (0.89%) Games
13 13 (0.82%) Electronics
14 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.57%) Publishing
17 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 381 (24.10%) Analyst
2 359 (22.71%) Test Manager
3 303 (19.17%) Test Analyst
4 219 (13.85%) Tester
5 191 (12.08%) Test Engineer
6 143 (9.04%) Test Leader
7 88 (5.57%) Automation Tester
8 84 (5.31%) QA Engineer
9 81 (5.12%) Developer
10 77 (4.87%) QA Analyst
11 74 (4.68%) Consultant
12 72 (4.55%) QA Manager
13 69 (4.36%) QA Leader
13 69 (4.36%) Senior Test Engineer
14 68 (4.30%) Test Automation Engineer
15 65 (4.11%) Programme Manager
16 64 (4.05%) Programme Test Manager
16 64 (4.05%) Test Programme Manager
17 58 (3.67%) QA Tester
17 58 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (11.01%) .NET
2 141 (8.92%) Web Services
3 71 (4.49%) XML
4 68 (4.30%) HTML
5 57 (3.61%) Gherkin
6 56 (3.54%) SOAP
7 53 (3.35%) ASP.NET
8 48 (3.04%) CSS
9 26 (1.64%) RESTful
10 21 (1.33%) JSON
10 21 (1.33%) Spring
11 19 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (1.20%) REST
12 16 (1.01%) Hibernate
12 16 (1.01%) HTML5
12 16 (1.01%) jQuery
13 14 (0.89%) LAMP
14 13 (0.82%) Behat
15 12 (0.76%) XBRL
16 11 (0.70%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 160 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 75 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
6 27 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.52%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.39%) User Experience
11 21 (1.33%) AS400
11 21 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.95%) Life Science
13 12 (0.76%) Derivative
13 12 (0.76%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.70%) Smartphone
15 9 (0.57%) CESG
15 9 (0.57%) Fintech
15 9 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.41%) Linux
2 123 (7.78%) Windows
3 97 (6.14%) Unix
4 42 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (1.71%) Solaris
8 26 (1.64%) Android
9 23 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (27.51%) Test Automation
3 401 (25.36%) Test Scripting
4 368 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 319 (20.18%) Software Testing
6 297 (18.79%) Regression Testing
7 291 (18.41%) Test Management
8 265 (16.76%) SDLC
9 242 (15.31%) Scrum
10 230 (14.55%) Manual Testing
11 227 (14.36%) Functional Testing
12 215 (13.60%) Automated Testing
13 214 (13.54%) Automation Testing
14 210 (13.28%) BDD
15 197 (12.46%) Waterfall
16 183 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 182 (11.51%) Non-Functional Testing
18 175 (11.07%) Project Management
19 165 (10.44%) Defect Management
19 165 (10.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 325 (20.56%) Java
2 267 (16.89%) SQL
3 241 (15.24%) C#
4 113 (7.15%) Python
5 101 (6.39%) Ruby
6 86 (5.44%) JavaScript
7 81 (5.12%) C
8 46 (2.91%) PHP
9 43 (2.72%) Perl
10 42 (2.66%) C++
11 21 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.76%) XPath
16 9 (0.57%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.51%) Delphi
18 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.44%) VBA
19 6 (0.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 374 (23.66%) ISTQB
2 343 (21.70%) ISEB
3 263 (16.64%) Degree
4 130 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 102 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 65 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 63 (3.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 57 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 40 (2.53%) CISSP
10 38 (2.40%) IISP
11 23 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.57%) CCNA
13 9 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.57%) MCITP
13 9 (0.57%) MCSA
13 9 (0.57%) MCSE
13 9 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.32%) MBA
14 5 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 656 (41.49%) QA
2 41 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.33%) SLA
4 13 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.70%) SDET
6 10 (0.63%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.32%) ISO19770
8 4 (0.25%) COBIT
9 3 (0.19%) EMIR
9 3 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) COSO
10 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.063%) HL7
11 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (0.57%) XenApp
4 8 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.063%) Docker
6 1 (0.063%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 116 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (2.21%) QRadar
3 32 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
4 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (0.57%) vMotion
5 5 (0.32%) Nessus
5 5 (0.32%) Nmap
6 4 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.25%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.25%) SCCM
7 2 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.063%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 193 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 135 (8.54%) HP
3 76 (4.81%) Oracle
4 67 (4.24%) SAP
5 38 (2.40%) ArcSight
5 38 (2.40%) Splunk
6 30 (1.90%) VMware
7 23 (1.45%) Citrix
8 20 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.08%) Siebel
10 16 (1.01%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.76%) OpenText
13 11 (0.70%) Adobe
13 11 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.70%) Informatica
14 7 (0.44%) IBM
14 7 (0.44%) Intel Security
15 6 (0.38%) BT
15 6 (0.38%) Serena
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Attractive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41514 - £51895 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car, bonus scheme, etc.
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + perks
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday