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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 367 367 392
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 673 828 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.95% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 552 639 637
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
74022 87052 91292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.06% 87.52% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61537 72688 75688
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 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -14 227 £62,500 +4.16% 34
South East +75 158 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East of England +29 86 £46,194 +2.65% 14
Yorkshire +32 73 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West -50 52 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Midlands +5 31 £43,750 -2.77% 4
West Midlands -23 25 £45,000 +4.04% 5
South West -12 16 £41,500 -2.35% 3
North East +3 4 £31,500 -
Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 834 (55.49%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (42.18%) QA
3 411 (27.35%) Finance
4 407 (27.08%) Selenium
5 400 (26.61%) Test Automation
6 344 (22.89%) ISTQB
7 317 (21.09%) Software Testing
8 306 (20.36%) Test Scripting
9 298 (19.83%) Java
10 291 (19.36%) Test Management
11 290 (19.29%) ISEB
12 268 (17.83%) Scrum
13 266 (17.70%) SQL
13 266 (17.70%) SDLC
14 265 (17.63%) Automated Testing
15 259 (17.23%) Regression Testing
16 237 (15.77%) C#
16 237 (15.77%) User Acceptance Testing
17 216 (14.37%) BDD
18 201 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 200 (13.31%) Degree
20 188 (12.51%) Waterfall
21 183 (12.18%) .NET
22 178 (11.84%) Microsoft
23 177 (11.78%) Project Management
24 174 (11.58%) TDD
25 167 (11.11%) Cucumber
26 164 (10.91%) Functional Testing
27 162 (10.78%) Mentoring
27 162 (10.78%) 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 36 (2.40%) IIS
2 16 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.93%) Documentum
4 12 (0.80%) Apache
5 11 (0.73%) Confluence
5 11 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.67%) SAS
7 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.40%) JBoss
9 6 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.33%) Drupal
10 5 (0.33%) FileNet
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.27%) CMS
11 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 95 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.73%) MS Office
3 13 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (0.86%) MS Project
4 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 13 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.27%) Primavera
8 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
10 1 (0.067%) BASE24
10 1 (0.067%) HFM
10 1 (0.067%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.067%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.00%) SaaS
3 26 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.60%) PaaS
5 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Slack
7 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.067%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.067%) GitHub
8 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.06%) Network Security
2 26 (1.73%) Internet
3 18 (1.20%) SMTP
4 15 (1.00%) HTTP
5 11 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.47%) Intranet
7 5 (0.33%) Firewall
7 5 (0.33%) SSH
7 5 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.27%) DNS
8 4 (0.27%) Skype
9 3 (0.20%) IMAP
9 3 (0.20%) NAS
9 3 (0.20%) SAN
9 3 (0.20%) VoIP
10 1 (0.067%) TETRA
10 1 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 30 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (1.93%) Big Data
5 22 (1.46%) GIS
6 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 13 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 13 (0.86%) MySQL
8 13 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.60%) Power BI
9 9 (0.60%) Redis
10 8 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.47%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.40%) DB2
13 5 (0.33%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 407 (27.08%) Selenium
2 167 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 162 (10.78%) JIRA
4 135 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 118 (7.85%) HP UFT
6 109 (7.25%) SoapUI
7 106 (7.05%) Jenkins
8 92 (6.12%) LoadRunner
9 81 (5.39%) WebDriver
10 74 (4.92%) JMeter
11 66 (4.39%) SpecFlow
12 60 (3.99%) Git (software)
13 39 (2.59%) JUnit
14 38 (2.53%) Visual Studio
15 29 (1.93%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.86%) Ranorex
17 26 (1.73%) LoadUI
17 26 (1.73%) NUnit
18 25 (1.66%) Bugzilla
19 22 (1.46%) Subversion
General
1 411 (27.35%) Finance
2 153 (10.18%) Banking
3 93 (6.19%) Retail
4 68 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.13%) Legal
6 46 (3.06%) Back Office
7 44 (2.93%) Law
8 24 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.60%) Marketing
9 18 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.06%) Billing
11 15 (1.00%) Automotive
12 12 (0.80%) Electronics
13 9 (0.60%) Advertising
13 9 (0.60%) Front Office
13 9 (0.60%) Games
14 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 333 (22.16%) Analyst
2 316 (21.02%) Test Manager
3 262 (17.43%) Test Analyst
4 185 (12.31%) Tester
5 169 (11.24%) Test Engineer
6 146 (9.71%) Test Leader
7 94 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 93 (6.19%) Consultant
9 86 (5.72%) Senior Test Engineer
10 75 (4.99%) QA Leader
11 70 (4.66%) Software Test Engineer
12 67 (4.46%) Automation Tester
13 62 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
14 61 (4.06%) Test Automation Engineer
15 60 (3.99%) Developer
16 59 (3.93%) QA Manager
17 57 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
18 51 (3.39%) Lead Test Analyst
19 49 (3.26%) Test Consultant
20 47 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (12.18%) .NET
2 138 (9.18%) Web Services
3 88 (5.85%) Gherkin
4 65 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 46 (3.06%) SOAP
6 45 (2.99%) HTML
7 43 (2.86%) RESTful
8 39 (2.59%) XML
9 25 (1.66%) REST
10 24 (1.60%) CSS
11 23 (1.53%) Spring
12 22 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.20%) J2EE
14 17 (1.13%) Hibernate
15 13 (0.86%) Ajax
15 13 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (0.80%) HTML5
17 11 (0.73%) AngularJS
18 10 (0.67%) jQuery
19 9 (0.60%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 64 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.46%) Data Centre
5 51 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 29 (1.93%) User Experience
9 27 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.86%) Fintech
12 13 (0.86%) Reinsurance
13 12 (0.80%) Smartcard
14 11 (0.73%) Statistics
14 11 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.60%) Derivative
17 8 (0.53%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 115 (7.65%) Linux
2 107 (7.12%) Windows
3 45 (2.99%) Unix
4 38 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.26%) Android
8 17 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.27%) Solaris
10 4 (0.27%) VMS
10 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (55.49%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (26.61%) Test Automation
3 317 (21.09%) Software Testing
4 306 (20.36%) Test Scripting
5 291 (19.36%) Test Management
6 268 (17.83%) Scrum
7 266 (17.70%) SDLC
8 265 (17.63%) Automated Testing
9 259 (17.23%) Regression Testing
10 237 (15.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 216 (14.37%) BDD
12 201 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 188 (12.51%) Waterfall
14 177 (11.78%) Project Management
15 174 (11.58%) TDD
16 164 (10.91%) Functional Testing
17 162 (10.78%) Mentoring
18 159 (10.58%) Automation Testing
18 159 (10.58%) Manual Testing
19 156 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 298 (19.83%) Java
2 266 (17.70%) SQL
3 237 (15.77%) C#
4 96 (6.39%) Ruby
5 86 (5.72%) JavaScript
6 83 (5.52%) Python
7 67 (4.46%) C
8 42 (2.79%) C++
9 24 (1.60%) Perl
9 24 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 23 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.40%) PHP
12 17 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.06%) R
13 16 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.93%) Groovy
15 12 (0.80%) Embedded C
15 12 (0.80%) Embedded C++
16 11 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 344 (22.89%) ISTQB
2 290 (19.29%) ISEB
3 200 (13.31%) Degree
4 142 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 67 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 63 (4.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 56 (3.73%) DV Cleared
8 47 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 35 (2.33%) CISSP
10 31 (2.06%) IISP
11 19 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.47%) PhD
13 4 (0.27%) CISM
14 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.13%) AAT
15 2 (0.13%) CSQA
15 2 (0.13%) HND
15 2 (0.13%) MBCS
15 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 634 (42.18%) QA
2 35 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 34 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.53%) SDET
5 17 (1.13%) SLA
6 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.33%) ISO19770
8 4 (0.27%) COBIT
9 3 (0.20%) COSO
9 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) EMIR
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.067%) FATCA
System Software
1 24 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.60%) Docker
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.067%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (8.25%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (2.53%) HP SiteScope
3 15 (1.00%) QRadar
4 12 (0.80%) Perfmon
4 12 (0.80%) Puppet
5 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.40%) Ansible
7 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.067%) Grafana
8 1 (0.067%) Graphite
8 1 (0.067%) Kibana
8 1 (0.067%) Nessus
8 1 (0.067%) Nmap
Vendors
1 178 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 161 (10.71%) HP
3 98 (6.52%) Oracle
4 75 (4.99%) SAP
5 37 (2.46%) Splunk
6 31 (2.06%) ArcSight
7 25 (1.66%) VMware
8 20 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.13%) IBM
10 13 (0.86%) Citrix
11 12 (0.80%) Adobe
12 11 (0.73%) Cognizant
12 11 (0.73%) Hyperion
13 9 (0.60%) Google
14 8 (0.53%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.53%) SOASTA, Inc
15 6 (0.40%) BT
15 6 (0.40%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.40%) Riverbed
15 6 (0.40%) Serena
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Great Package and benefits - free lunch!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits incl. pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday