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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 332 367 356
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 791 814 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 675 672 621
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
79080 89101 91294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.26% 87.44% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66390 74452 73759
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 £30,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 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 -35 261 £60,000 - 21
South East +89 222 £50,000 +17.64% 10
East of England +62 76 £47,500 -6.40% 11
Yorkshire +36 76 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North West -18 54 £45,000 -14.28% 5
South West +3 38 £38,500 -9.41% 2
West Midlands +1 34 £41,000 -6.81% 6
East Midlands +19 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East +1 2 £30,000 -2.28%
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Test Strategy
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Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 839 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (42.60%) QA
3 486 (31.13%) Finance
4 417 (26.71%) Test Automation
5 406 (26.01%) Selenium
6 377 (24.15%) Test Scripting
7 368 (23.57%) ISTQB
8 331 (21.20%) Software Testing
9 325 (20.82%) Java
10 320 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 312 (19.99%) ISEB
12 279 (17.87%) Regression Testing
13 276 (17.68%) Test Management
14 269 (17.23%) Scrum
15 266 (17.04%) SDLC
16 251 (16.08%) C#
17 250 (16.02%) SQL
18 241 (15.44%) Degree
19 227 (14.54%) Automated Testing
19 227 (14.54%) BDD
20 215 (13.77%) Manual Testing
21 203 (13.00%) Functional Testing
22 201 (12.88%) Waterfall
23 200 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
24 196 (12.56%) Automation Testing
25 187 (11.98%) Project Management
26 179 (11.47%) Microsoft
27 173 (11.08%) TDD
28 171 (10.95%) Cucumber
29 170 (10.89%) 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 45 (2.88%) IIS
2 24 (1.54%) Confluence
3 17 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (0.70%) Documentum
5 10 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.58%) Apache
7 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.32%) CMS
8 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.32%) FileNet
9 4 (0.26%) Drupal
9 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.13%) SAS
12 1 (0.064%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.064%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.064%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 57 (3.65%) MS Office
3 20 (1.28%) MS Project
4 13 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) Mingle
7 1 (0.064%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.45%) CSG Singleview
5 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.38%) Primavera
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
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
8 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.064%) Magento
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.22%) SaaS
2 16 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.64%) GitHub
3 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.26%) PaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) Slack
6 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.064%) Force.com
7 1 (0.064%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.56%) Network Security
2 24 (1.54%) Internet
3 19 (1.22%) SMTP
4 11 (0.70%) SSH
5 10 (0.64%) VoIP
6 7 (0.45%) Firewall
6 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.38%) HTTP
7 6 (0.38%) Intranet
8 4 (0.26%) DNS
8 4 (0.26%) Skype
8 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.13%) IMAP
9 2 (0.13%) NAS
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.064%) ATM
10 1 (0.064%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.064%) TETRA
10 1 (0.064%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.43%) Relational Database
3 30 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 27 (1.73%) GIS
5 18 (1.15%) Big Data
6 16 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.70%) EDRMS
9 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.51%) MySQL
11 7 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.45%) Redis
12 6 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.32%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 406 (26.01%) Selenium
2 171 (10.95%) Cucumber
3 170 (10.89%) JIRA
4 115 (7.37%) HP UFT
5 112 (7.17%) SoapUI
6 109 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (6.85%) Jenkins
8 75 (4.80%) WebDriver
9 74 (4.74%) LoadRunner
10 73 (4.68%) SpecFlow
11 69 (4.42%) Git (software)
12 62 (3.97%) JMeter
13 50 (3.20%) JUnit
14 43 (2.75%) Ranorex
15 41 (2.63%) Bugzilla
16 32 (2.05%) Testopia
17 31 (1.99%) Subversion
18 29 (1.86%) NUnit
19 28 (1.79%) TeamCity
20 25 (1.60%) LoadUI
General
1 486 (31.13%) Finance
2 152 (9.74%) Banking
3 101 (6.47%) Retail
4 84 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.14%) Law
6 45 (2.88%) Back Office
6 45 (2.88%) Legal
7 31 (1.99%) Marketing
8 30 (1.92%) Automotive
9 23 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.22%) Billing
11 17 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.77%) Front Office
13 12 (0.77%) Games
14 10 (0.64%) Electronics
15 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Publishing
17 4 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 357 (22.87%) Analyst
2 348 (22.29%) Test Manager
3 283 (18.13%) Test Analyst
4 213 (13.65%) Tester
5 174 (11.15%) Test Engineer
6 149 (9.55%) Test Leader
7 84 (5.38%) Automation Tester
7 84 (5.38%) Senior Test Engineer
8 80 (5.12%) Consultant
9 77 (4.93%) QA Engineer
10 74 (4.74%) QA Leader
10 74 (4.74%) QA Manager
11 73 (4.68%) Developer
12 72 (4.61%) Test Automation Engineer
13 59 (3.78%) Programme Manager
13 59 (3.78%) Programme Test Manager
13 59 (3.78%) Test Programme Manager
14 57 (3.65%) QA Analyst
15 55 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
16 52 (3.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (10.63%) .NET
2 137 (8.78%) Web Services
3 76 (4.87%) Gherkin
4 63 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 59 (3.78%) SOAP
6 56 (3.59%) HTML
7 48 (3.07%) XML
8 38 (2.43%) CSS
9 36 (2.31%) RESTful
10 23 (1.47%) REST
11 22 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (1.41%) Spring
12 17 (1.09%) Hibernate
13 15 (0.96%) HTML5
14 13 (0.83%) LAMP
15 12 (0.77%) Ajax
15 12 (0.77%) JSON
16 11 (0.70%) Apache CXF
16 11 (0.70%) JSR 170
17 10 (0.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 74 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.78%) Data Centre
5 38 (2.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 32 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.47%) User Experience
10 22 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.83%) AS400
14 12 (0.77%) Life Science
15 10 (0.64%) Derivative
15 10 (0.64%) Smartphone
16 9 (0.58%) Fintech
16 9 (0.58%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.58%) Smartcard
17 8 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 128 (8.20%) Linux
2 104 (6.66%) Windows
3 73 (4.68%) Unix
4 32 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.60%) Android
7 24 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.22%) Solaris
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.19%) CentOS
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (26.71%) Test Automation
3 377 (24.15%) Test Scripting
4 331 (21.20%) Software Testing
5 320 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 279 (17.87%) Regression Testing
7 276 (17.68%) Test Management
8 269 (17.23%) Scrum
9 266 (17.04%) SDLC
10 227 (14.54%) Automated Testing
10 227 (14.54%) BDD
11 215 (13.77%) Manual Testing
12 203 (13.00%) Functional Testing
13 201 (12.88%) Waterfall
14 200 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 196 (12.56%) Automation Testing
16 187 (11.98%) Project Management
17 173 (11.08%) TDD
18 163 (10.44%) Defect Management
19 159 (10.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 325 (20.82%) Java
2 251 (16.08%) C#
3 250 (16.02%) SQL
4 108 (6.92%) Ruby
5 106 (6.79%) Python
6 75 (4.80%) C
7 73 (4.68%) JavaScript
8 39 (2.50%) C++
9 37 (2.37%) Perl
9 37 (2.37%) PHP
10 24 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.58%) Embedded C
14 9 (0.58%) Embedded C++
14 9 (0.58%) Groovy
14 9 (0.58%) VBA
15 8 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 368 (23.57%) ISTQB
2 312 (19.99%) ISEB
3 241 (15.44%) Degree
4 138 (8.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 58 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 58 (3.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 50 (3.20%) SC Cleared
8 41 (2.63%) CISSP
9 38 (2.43%) IISP
10 20 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.32%) MBA
11 5 (0.32%) PMP
12 4 (0.26%) CSQA
13 3 (0.19%) CISM
13 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.13%) AAT
14 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 665 (42.60%) QA
2 42 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.09%) SLA
4 14 (0.90%) SDET
5 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.51%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.32%) ISO19770
8 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 4 (0.26%) EMIR
9 3 (0.19%) COSO
9 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.064%) HL7
11 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.13%) Docker
6 1 (0.064%) HDFS
6 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.31%) HP SiteScope
3 30 (1.92%) QRadar
4 6 (0.38%) Perfmon
5 5 (0.32%) Nessus
5 5 (0.32%) Nmap
6 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.26%) SCCM
7 3 (0.19%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.064%) Grafana
9 1 (0.064%) Graphite
9 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 179 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.22%) HP
3 74 (4.74%) Oracle
4 60 (3.84%) SAP
5 39 (2.50%) Splunk
6 38 (2.43%) ArcSight
7 24 (1.54%) VMware
8 17 (1.09%) Citrix
9 15 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.90%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.83%) Siebel
12 11 (0.70%) Adobe
12 11 (0.70%) OpenText
13 8 (0.51%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.45%) Google
14 7 (0.45%) Informatica
14 7 (0.45%) Telerik
15 6 (0.38%) IBM
15 6 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £52386.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £52387.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Extremely Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £49,645 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago