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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
UK / England
Rank 377 394 347
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 613 723 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.87% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 479 568 651
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
70214 83557 85531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.79% 88.38% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 58092 69999 70439
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,000
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -10 204 £55,000 - 26
South East +73 178 £42,500 - 20
East of England +46 84 £45,000 -21.73% 8
Yorkshire -2 40 £42,500 +8.97% 3
West Midlands -1 30 £47,500 -9.52% 7
South West +22 26 £42,500 +21.42% 7
North West -46 23 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East Midlands +7 20 £36,000 -7.69% 1
North East +5 7 £35,000 -13.04% 3
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 743 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (40.09%) QA
3 404 (30.56%) Selenium
4 379 (28.67%) Test Automation
5 350 (26.48%) ISTQB
6 326 (24.66%) Finance
7 301 (22.77%) ISEB
7 301 (22.77%) Software Testing
8 291 (22.01%) Test Scripting
9 289 (21.86%) SQL
10 275 (20.80%) Test Management
11 268 (20.27%) Java
12 257 (19.44%) Automated Testing
13 237 (17.93%) Scrum
14 218 (16.49%) Regression Testing
15 213 (16.11%) C#
16 212 (16.04%) SDLC
17 202 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 188 (14.22%) BDD
19 181 (13.69%) Mentoring
19 181 (13.69%) Microsoft
20 173 (13.09%) Functional Testing
21 168 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 155 (11.72%) Non-Functional Testing
22 155 (11.72%) Waterfall
23 154 (11.65%) .NET
24 153 (11.57%) Cucumber
25 150 (11.35%) TDD
26 145 (10.97%) HP
27 143 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server

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 23 (1.74%) IIS
2 16 (1.21%) Confluence
3 13 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.83%) SAS
6 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.53%) Apache
8 6 (0.45%) CMS
8 6 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.38%) Documentum
9 5 (0.38%) JBoss
9 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.30%) Jetty
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.15%) CICS
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.076%) Drupal
Applications
1 69 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.68%) MS Project
3 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Office
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.15%) HFM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.15%) Primavera
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.57%) SaaS
4 14 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.68%) PaaS
6 6 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.15%) GitHub
8 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.076%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.076%) Force.com
9 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.076%) Slack
9 1 (0.076%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.27%) Internet
2 22 (1.66%) HTTP
3 17 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.98%) Network Security
5 7 (0.53%) SMTP
5 7 (0.53%) SSH
6 3 (0.23%) 3G
6 3 (0.23%) 4G
6 3 (0.23%) Firewall
6 3 (0.23%) MPLS
6 3 (0.23%) MVNO
6 3 (0.23%) VoIP
6 3 (0.23%) VoLTE
7 2 (0.15%) FTP
7 2 (0.15%) IMAP
7 2 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.15%) NAS
7 2 (0.15%) SAN
7 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.076%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 39 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (2.72%) Big Data
5 21 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.21%) Power BI
7 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (1.06%) GIS
8 14 (1.06%) MySQL
9 13 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (0.98%) Redis
10 12 (0.91%) Neo4j
11 7 (0.53%) DB2
11 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.45%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 404 (30.56%) Selenium
2 153 (11.57%) Cucumber
3 143 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (10.51%) WebDriver
5 136 (10.29%) JIRA
6 115 (8.70%) HP UFT
7 91 (6.88%) Jenkins
8 88 (6.66%) LoadRunner
9 75 (5.67%) JMeter
10 69 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 65 (4.92%) Git (software)
12 47 (3.56%) SpecFlow
13 43 (3.25%) Visual Studio
14 32 (2.42%) Gatling
15 25 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.89%) TeamCity
16 24 (1.82%) Maven
17 23 (1.74%) JUnit
17 23 (1.74%) Protractor
18 22 (1.66%) Selenium IDE
General
1 326 (24.66%) Finance
2 107 (8.09%) Banking
3 74 (5.60%) Retail
4 52 (3.93%) Legal
5 38 (2.87%) Law
6 25 (1.89%) Marketing
6 25 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.51%) Back Office
9 18 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.21%) Electronics
11 9 (0.68%) Automotive
12 8 (0.61%) Advertising
13 7 (0.53%) Front Office
14 6 (0.45%) Games
15 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 307 (23.22%) Analyst
2 252 (19.06%) Test Manager
3 248 (18.76%) Test Analyst
4 176 (13.31%) Test Leader
5 165 (12.48%) Test Engineer
6 142 (10.74%) Tester
7 106 (8.02%) QA Engineer
8 87 (6.58%) Senior Test Engineer
9 64 (4.84%) Consultant
10 60 (4.54%) Developer
11 59 (4.46%) Lead Test Analyst
11 59 (4.46%) QA Leader
11 59 (4.46%) Software Test Engineer
12 56 (4.24%) Team Leader
13 51 (3.86%) Automation Tester
14 49 (3.71%) Automation Test Analyst
15 47 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
15 47 (3.56%) Test Automation Engineer
16 46 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
17 42 (3.18%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (11.65%) .NET
2 113 (8.55%) Web Services
3 84 (6.35%) Gherkin
4 46 (3.48%) ASP.NET
5 42 (3.18%) XML
6 39 (2.95%) SOAP
7 37 (2.80%) REST
8 36 (2.72%) RESTful
9 25 (1.89%) HTML
10 20 (1.51%) Spring
11 18 (1.36%) CSS
12 16 (1.21%) AngularJS
13 14 (1.06%) Hibernate
13 14 (1.06%) J2EE
14 11 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (0.76%) JSON
16 9 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (0.61%) jQuery
18 7 (0.53%) HTML5
18 7 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.80%) User Experience
6 36 (2.72%) Client/Server
7 34 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 13 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.83%) Fintech
12 10 (0.76%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.61%) iPad
14 8 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.53%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.53%) Smart Meter
16 6 (0.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 108 (8.17%) Windows
2 84 (6.35%) Linux
3 37 (2.80%) Unix
4 20 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.36%) Android
6 11 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.30%) Solaris
9 4 (0.30%) VMS
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (28.67%) Test Automation
3 301 (22.77%) Software Testing
4 291 (22.01%) Test Scripting
5 275 (20.80%) Test Management
6 257 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 237 (17.93%) Scrum
8 218 (16.49%) Regression Testing
9 212 (16.04%) SDLC
10 202 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 188 (14.22%) BDD
12 181 (13.69%) Mentoring
13 173 (13.09%) Functional Testing
14 168 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 155 (11.72%) Non-Functional Testing
15 155 (11.72%) Waterfall
16 150 (11.35%) TDD
17 142 (10.74%) Automation Testing
18 131 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
19 122 (9.23%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (21.86%) SQL
2 268 (20.27%) Java
3 213 (16.11%) C#
4 107 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 68 (5.14%) Python
6 57 (4.31%) Ruby
7 47 (3.56%) C
8 44 (3.33%) C++
9 20 (1.51%) Perl
10 18 (1.36%) R
11 14 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.91%) F#
13 12 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.91%) VBScript
14 10 (0.76%) Groovy
14 10 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.76%) VB
15 9 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 350 (26.48%) ISTQB
2 301 (22.77%) ISEB
3 141 (10.67%) Degree
4 110 (8.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 59 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 46 (3.48%) SC Cleared
7 37 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 33 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.21%) CISSP
9 16 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.98%) IISP
11 7 (0.53%) PhD
12 5 (0.38%) MBCS
13 3 (0.23%) CISM
14 2 (0.15%) CISA
14 2 (0.15%) CSQA
14 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.076%) AAT
15 1 (0.076%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.076%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (40.09%) QA
2 42 (3.18%) SDET
3 17 (1.29%) SLA
4 16 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.076%) COSO
8 1 (0.076%) EMIR
8 1 (0.076%) FATCA
8 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.076%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (1.36%) Docker
2 15 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.076%) Firmware
5 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.06%) Puppet
3 13 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.76%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.45%) Ansible
6 3 (0.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.15%) Terraform
8 1 (0.076%) Graphite
8 1 (0.076%) Kibana
Vendors
1 181 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 145 (10.97%) HP
3 123 (9.30%) Oracle
4 105 (7.94%) SAP
5 22 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.51%) Splunk
7 18 (1.36%) Google
8 16 (1.21%) IBM
9 14 (1.06%) Hyperion
10 13 (0.98%) ArcSight
11 9 (0.68%) VMware
12 8 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
13 7 (0.53%) Citrix
14 6 (0.45%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.45%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.45%) Riverbed
15 5 (0.38%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.38%) Pega
15 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.38%) Tableau
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £86,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: pension, flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago