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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 368 381 387
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 755 783 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 587 600 643
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,908
% change year-on-year
- +0.20%
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
81094 85836 94997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.29% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68286 70492 77872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 24 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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 +34 306 £60,000 - 28
South East +42 185 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Yorkshire -12 74 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Midlands +17 57 £47,500 - 4
East of England +6 35 £39,500 -24.76% 6
North West +26 32 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South West -2 26 £55,000 +37.50% 8
East Midlands -30 24 £49,500 +32.00% 5
North East -9 7 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 699 (47.07%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (37.64%) QA
3 475 (31.99%) Finance
4 414 (27.88%) Test Automation
5 412 (27.74%) Test Scripting
6 392 (26.40%) ISTQB
7 390 (26.26%) ISEB
8 348 (23.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 318 (21.41%) Selenium
10 293 (19.73%) SQL
11 287 (19.33%) Test Management
12 273 (18.38%) Software Testing
13 263 (17.71%) Degree
14 251 (16.90%) Regression Testing
15 235 (15.82%) Java
16 224 (15.08%) Manual Testing
17 223 (15.02%) Automated Testing
18 221 (14.88%) C#
19 220 (14.81%) Functional Testing
20 218 (14.68%) SDLC
21 202 (13.60%) Automation Testing
22 200 (13.47%) Microsoft
23 192 (12.93%) Non-Functional Testing
24 190 (12.79%) Integration Testing
25 188 (12.66%) Waterfall
26 169 (11.38%) Performance Testing
27 167 (11.25%) Defect Management
27 167 (11.25%) Scrum
28 164 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
29 159 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management

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 51 (3.43%) IIS
2 21 (1.41%) Confluence
3 11 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 9 (0.61%) Node.js
5 8 (0.54%) JBoss
5 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.34%) SAS
8 3 (0.20%) Documentum
8 3 (0.20%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.20%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.067%) Apache
9 1 (0.067%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.067%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.067%) CMS
9 1 (0.067%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.067%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.067%) MQSI
9 1 (0.067%) MTS
Applications
1 89 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.44%) MS Office
3 15 (1.01%) MS Project
4 14 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.81%) Mingle
6 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.067%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.27%) Primavera
6 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.20%) BASE24
8 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.13%) Summit
8 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.28%) GitHub
2 17 (1.14%) Force.com
3 10 (0.67%) SaaS
4 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.76%) Network Security
2 25 (1.68%) VoIP
3 18 (1.21%) Internet
4 16 (1.08%) Firewall
5 14 (0.94%) HTTP
6 12 (0.81%) VLAN
7 10 (0.67%) INAP
7 10 (0.67%) M3UA
7 10 (0.67%) RANAP
7 10 (0.67%) SCCP
7 10 (0.67%) SCTP
7 10 (0.67%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (0.67%) SMPP
7 10 (0.67%) TCAP
8 9 (0.61%) SSH
9 8 (0.54%) 4G
9 8 (0.54%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.47%) 2G
10 7 (0.47%) 3G
11 4 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.49%) Big Data
4 20 (1.35%) GIS
5 19 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 15 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.54%) EDRMS
7 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.47%) MySQL
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.27%) DataStage
12 3 (0.20%) DB2
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.20%) SQLite
13 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 318 (21.41%) Selenium
2 135 (9.09%) JIRA
3 111 (7.47%) Cucumber
3 111 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 101 (6.80%) HP UFT
5 95 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 95 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 78 (5.25%) LoadRunner
7 75 (5.05%) WebDriver
8 56 (3.77%) Subversion
9 55 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 55 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 54 (3.64%) JMeter
11 39 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 30 (2.02%) FitNesse
13 29 (1.95%) Visual Studio
14 28 (1.89%) Bugzilla
15 25 (1.68%) JUnit
16 24 (1.62%) NUnit
17 20 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 475 (31.99%) Finance
2 148 (9.97%) Banking
3 96 (6.46%) Retail
4 63 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 58 (3.91%) Law
6 45 (3.03%) Marketing
7 34 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 31 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 30 (2.02%) Legal
10 24 (1.62%) Automotive
11 19 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.14%) Front Office
13 14 (0.94%) Games
13 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.81%) Electronics
15 11 (0.74%) Publishing
16 10 (0.67%) Back Office
17 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.27%) Private Banking
19 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 411 (27.68%) Analyst
2 329 (22.15%) Test Analyst
3 300 (20.20%) Test Manager
4 195 (13.13%) Test Engineer
5 178 (11.99%) Test Leader
6 172 (11.58%) Tester
7 97 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
8 95 (6.40%) QA Engineer
9 83 (5.59%) Developer
9 83 (5.59%) Senior Test Analyst
10 82 (5.52%) QA Analyst
11 79 (5.32%) Test Automation Engineer
12 77 (5.19%) Consultant
13 65 (4.38%) Senior Test Engineer
14 63 (4.24%) Automation Test Analyst
15 59 (3.97%) QA Test Analyst
16 55 (3.70%) QA Manager
17 53 (3.57%) Automation Tester
17 53 (3.57%) QA Tester
18 50 (3.37%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (10.37%) .NET
2 98 (6.60%) XML
3 83 (5.59%) Web Services
4 59 (3.97%) HTML
5 49 (3.30%) SOAP
6 44 (2.96%) CSS
7 43 (2.90%) JSON
8 31 (2.09%) ASP.NET
9 28 (1.89%) Gherkin
10 26 (1.75%) jQuery
11 24 (1.62%) Visualforce
12 19 (1.28%) HTML5
13 18 (1.21%) Middleware
14 15 (1.01%) Behat
15 14 (0.94%) REST
16 13 (0.88%) Ajax
16 13 (0.88%) RESTful
17 12 (0.81%) J2EE
18 11 (0.74%) .NET Framework
18 11 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 60 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 44 (2.96%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.90%) User Experience
6 42 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 36 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 30 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.35%) AS400
12 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.01%) Fintech
13 14 (0.94%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.81%) Statistics
15 11 (0.74%) CESG
16 10 (0.67%) Derivative
16 10 (0.67%) iPad
17 9 (0.61%) Life Science
17 9 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 124 (8.35%) Windows
2 90 (6.06%) Unix
3 89 (5.99%) Linux
4 32 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.82%) Android
7 26 (1.75%) Solaris
8 20 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.067%) AIX
13 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.067%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (47.07%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (27.88%) Test Automation
3 412 (27.74%) Test Scripting
4 348 (23.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 287 (19.33%) Test Management
6 273 (18.38%) Software Testing
7 251 (16.90%) Regression Testing
8 224 (15.08%) Manual Testing
9 223 (15.02%) Automated Testing
10 220 (14.81%) Functional Testing
11 218 (14.68%) SDLC
12 202 (13.60%) Automation Testing
13 192 (12.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 190 (12.79%) Integration Testing
15 188 (12.66%) Waterfall
16 169 (11.38%) Performance Testing
17 167 (11.25%) Defect Management
17 167 (11.25%) Scrum
18 159 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 158 (10.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (19.73%) SQL
2 235 (15.82%) Java
3 221 (14.88%) C#
4 93 (6.26%) Python
5 76 (5.12%) JavaScript
6 72 (4.85%) Ruby
7 60 (4.04%) C
8 35 (2.36%) C++
9 33 (2.22%) Perl
10 28 (1.89%) PHP
11 24 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 20 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 14 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.74%) Delphi
16 11 (0.74%) XPath
17 8 (0.54%) VBA
18 6 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 392 (26.40%) ISTQB
2 390 (26.26%) ISEB
3 263 (17.71%) Degree
4 118 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 114 (7.68%) Security Cleared
6 68 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 55 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 37 (2.49%) CISSP
8 37 (2.49%) IISP
9 30 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.74%) CCNA
11 11 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.74%) MCITP
11 11 (0.74%) MCSA
11 11 (0.74%) MCSE
11 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (37.64%) QA
2 38 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.14%) SLA
4 12 (0.81%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.40%) SDET
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.067%) EMIR
9 1 (0.067%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.067%) Firmware
4 1 (0.067%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 122 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.42%) QRadar
3 15 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
4 13 (0.88%) CA Wily
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (0.74%) vMotion
6 5 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
6 5 (0.34%) Nessus
6 5 (0.34%) Nmap
7 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.20%) SCCM
7 3 (0.20%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.067%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.067%) nmon
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 200 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.15%) HP
3 95 (6.40%) Oracle
4 67 (4.51%) SAP
5 37 (2.49%) ArcSight
5 37 (2.49%) Splunk
6 33 (2.22%) Citrix
7 30 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.82%) VMware
9 18 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.08%) Rally
11 15 (1.01%) Dynatrace
12 14 (0.94%) Siebel
13 13 (0.88%) Cognizant
13 13 (0.88%) Informatica
14 10 (0.67%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.54%) CA
15 8 (0.54%) IBM
15 8 (0.54%) OpenText
15 8 (0.54%) Sophos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £42k - 52k per year + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Madgex
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £28,000 - £35,000 + STRONG PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
Posted: 6 days ago