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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 366 374 387
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 786 830 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.92% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 609 621 644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
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
84774 89923 95200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.68% 85.91% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71243 73460 77454
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 331 £57,500 - 38
South East +9 163 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Yorkshire -15 72 £40,000 -11.11% 14
West Midlands +30 68 £47,500 +6.74% 5
East of England -16 42 £40,000 -22.33% 5
North West +30 35 £46,250 +15.62% 6
South West -38 29 £47,304 +6.30% 6
East Midlands -22 26 £47,500 +26.66% 1
North East -6 11 £48,500 +38.57% 4
Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 723 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (39.07%) QA
3 482 (31.65%) Finance
4 420 (27.58%) Test Scripting
5 406 (26.66%) ISEB
6 404 (26.53%) Test Automation
7 391 (25.67%) ISTQB
8 329 (21.60%) Selenium
9 323 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 306 (20.09%) SQL
11 301 (19.76%) Test Management
12 281 (18.45%) Degree
13 254 (16.68%) Software Testing
14 251 (16.48%) Automated Testing
15 233 (15.30%) Java
16 231 (15.17%) Regression Testing
17 228 (14.97%) Manual Testing
18 220 (14.45%) Functional Testing
19 213 (13.99%) C#
20 208 (13.66%) SDLC
21 195 (12.80%) Non-Functional Testing
22 191 (12.54%) Automation Testing
23 189 (12.41%) Microsoft
24 178 (11.69%) Performance Testing
25 176 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
25 176 (11.56%) Scrum
26 174 (11.42%) Integration Testing
27 165 (10.83%) Waterfall
27 165 (10.83%) Banking
28 164 (10.77%) Mentoring

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 53 (3.48%) IIS
2 16 (1.05%) Confluence
3 12 (0.79%) Node.js
3 12 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.72%) JBoss
4 11 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.39%) SAS
7 5 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.26%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.20%) Documentum
9 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.13%) Apache
10 2 (0.13%) CMS
10 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.13%) MTS
10 2 (0.13%) WordPress
11 1 (0.066%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.066%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.066%) MQSI
Applications
1 97 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.20%) MS Office
3 16 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) MS Project
5 8 (0.53%) Mingle
5 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.46%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.26%) BASE24
5 4 (0.26%) Primavera
5 4 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.26%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.26%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.18%) Force.com
2 16 (1.05%) GitHub
3 13 (0.85%) SaaS
4 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.26%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.066%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.066%) Heroku
6 1 (0.066%) Office 365
6 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.69%) Network Security
2 24 (1.58%) VoIP
3 23 (1.51%) Internet
4 15 (0.98%) HTTP
5 13 (0.85%) Firewall
6 12 (0.79%) VLAN
7 11 (0.72%) INAP
7 11 (0.72%) M3UA
7 11 (0.72%) RANAP
7 11 (0.72%) SCCP
7 11 (0.72%) SCTP
7 11 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (0.72%) SMPP
7 11 (0.72%) TCAP
8 9 (0.59%) 4G
9 8 (0.53%) 2G
9 8 (0.53%) 3G
10 7 (0.46%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.33%) ATM
11 5 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.43%) Big Data
4 23 (1.51%) MySQL
5 21 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 17 (1.12%) GIS
8 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.46%) OLTP
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.39%) EDRMS
12 5 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.33%) DB2
13 4 (0.26%) DataStage
13 4 (0.26%) SQLite
14 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 329 (21.60%) Selenium
2 153 (10.05%) JIRA
3 119 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 118 (7.75%) Cucumber
5 106 (6.96%) HP UFT
6 96 (6.30%) Git (software)
7 95 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 93 (6.11%) WebDriver
9 91 (5.98%) LoadRunner
10 71 (4.66%) JMeter
11 57 (3.74%) SpecFlow
12 52 (3.41%) Subversion
13 50 (3.28%) SoapUI
14 36 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 36 (2.36%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.97%) FitNesse
16 28 (1.84%) WATIR
17 27 (1.77%) NUnit
18 26 (1.71%) JUnit
19 23 (1.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 482 (31.65%) Finance
2 165 (10.83%) Banking
3 102 (6.70%) Retail
4 62 (4.07%) Law
5 58 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.02%) Marketing
7 34 (2.23%) Legal
8 33 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.84%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.31%) Automotive
12 19 (1.25%) Front Office
13 14 (0.92%) Games
13 14 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.72%) Electronics
15 10 (0.66%) Publishing
16 7 (0.46%) Military
17 6 (0.39%) Back Office
18 4 (0.26%) Private Banking
19 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (26.99%) Analyst
2 320 (21.01%) Test Analyst
3 301 (19.76%) Test Manager
4 197 (12.93%) Test Engineer
5 192 (12.61%) Test Leader
6 179 (11.75%) Tester
7 111 (7.29%) QA Engineer
8 96 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
9 90 (5.91%) QA Analyst
10 86 (5.65%) Developer
11 84 (5.52%) Consultant
12 81 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
13 80 (5.25%) Test Automation Engineer
14 67 (4.40%) QA Test Analyst
15 62 (4.07%) Senior Test Engineer
16 61 (4.01%) Automation Test Analyst
17 60 (3.94%) QA Tester
18 58 (3.81%) QA Test Engineer
19 55 (3.61%) QA Manager
20 53 (3.48%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (10.64%) .NET
2 108 (7.09%) XML
3 84 (5.52%) Web Services
4 71 (4.66%) HTML
5 56 (3.68%) SOAP
6 50 (3.28%) JSON
7 47 (3.09%) CSS
8 30 (1.97%) Gherkin
8 30 (1.97%) Middleware
9 29 (1.90%) HTML5
10 28 (1.84%) ASP.NET
11 25 (1.64%) jQuery
12 24 (1.58%) Visualforce
13 20 (1.31%) REST
14 17 (1.12%) J2EE
14 17 (1.12%) RESTful
15 14 (0.92%) Ajax
15 14 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (0.92%) Behat
16 13 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 47 (3.09%) User Experience
5 44 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 37 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 26 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.38%) AS400
10 18 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.05%) Derivative
11 16 (1.05%) Fintech
12 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 13 (0.85%) iPad
14 12 (0.79%) Statistics
15 11 (0.72%) CESG
16 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 121 (7.94%) Windows
2 92 (6.04%) Unix
3 84 (5.52%) Linux
4 29 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.64%) Android
7 22 (1.44%) Solaris
8 20 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.13%) AIX
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (27.58%) Test Scripting
3 404 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 323 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 301 (19.76%) Test Management
6 254 (16.68%) Software Testing
7 251 (16.48%) Automated Testing
8 231 (15.17%) Regression Testing
9 228 (14.97%) Manual Testing
10 220 (14.45%) Functional Testing
11 208 (13.66%) SDLC
12 195 (12.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 191 (12.54%) Automation Testing
14 178 (11.69%) Performance Testing
15 176 (11.56%) Scrum
16 174 (11.42%) Integration Testing
17 165 (10.83%) Waterfall
18 164 (10.77%) Mentoring
19 163 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
20 158 (10.37%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (20.09%) SQL
2 233 (15.30%) Java
3 213 (13.99%) C#
4 89 (5.84%) Python
5 83 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 79 (5.19%) Ruby
7 52 (3.41%) C
8 37 (2.43%) C++
9 31 (2.04%) PHP
10 30 (1.97%) Perl
11 24 (1.58%) Apex Code
12 18 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.92%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.72%) Delphi
17 7 (0.46%) VB
17 7 (0.46%) VBA
17 7 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 406 (26.66%) ISEB
2 391 (25.67%) ISTQB
3 281 (18.45%) Degree
4 118 (7.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 111 (7.29%) Security Cleared
6 67 (4.40%) SC Cleared
7 56 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 37 (2.43%) CISSP
8 37 (2.43%) IISP
9 25 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 21 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.72%) CCNA
11 11 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.72%) MCITP
11 11 (0.72%) MCSA
11 11 (0.72%) MCSE
11 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 595 (39.07%) QA
2 40 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.12%) SLA
4 16 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.79%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.53%) SDET
7 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.20%) EMIR
8 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (0.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.066%) HDFS
5 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.066%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 121 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.36%) QRadar
3 16 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
4 15 (0.98%) CA Wily
5 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (0.72%) vMotion
6 9 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
6 9 (0.59%) SCCM
7 5 (0.33%) nmon
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.26%) Wonderware InTouch
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.20%) Nessus
9 3 (0.20%) Nmap
10 1 (0.066%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.066%) Puppet
Vendors
1 189 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.62%) HP
3 97 (6.37%) Oracle
4 68 (4.46%) SAP
5 37 (2.43%) ArcSight
5 37 (2.43%) Splunk
6 35 (2.30%) Citrix
7 31 (2.04%) VMware
8 30 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.31%) Dynatrace
10 18 (1.18%) Rally
11 16 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.92%) Sophos
13 13 (0.85%) Cognizant
14 12 (0.79%) Informatica
14 12 (0.79%) Siebel
15 9 (0.59%) Cadence
16 8 (0.53%) Agilent
16 8 (0.53%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.53%) WorldPay
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Thales
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Thales
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
AmadeusITGroup
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago