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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
UK / England
Rank 357 377 352
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 629 749 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.91% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 504 567 683
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
69355 82040 84447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.14% 87.72% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57535 69015 70235
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 222 £60,000 - 30
South East +61 163 £47,500 +11.76% 16
East of England +10 73 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Yorkshire +20 49 £42,500 +21.42% 3
North West -40 42 £45,500 -13.33% 4
West Midlands -24 28 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands +17 26 £39,500 -12.22% 2
South West +5 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North East +2 7 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 790 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (41.18%) QA
3 404 (29.09%) Selenium
4 382 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 357 (25.70%) Finance
6 346 (24.91%) ISTQB
7 307 (22.10%) Software Testing
8 290 (20.88%) ISEB
9 287 (20.66%) Test Scripting
10 283 (20.37%) SQL
11 271 (19.51%) Test Management
12 267 (19.22%) Automated Testing
13 249 (17.93%) Java
14 245 (17.64%) Scrum
15 238 (17.13%) SDLC
16 234 (16.85%) C#
17 227 (16.34%) Regression Testing
18 220 (15.84%) User Acceptance Testing
19 191 (13.75%) BDD
20 180 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 177 (12.74%) .NET
22 176 (12.67%) Microsoft
23 173 (12.46%) Waterfall
24 170 (12.24%) Mentoring
25 166 (11.95%) Degree
26 157 (11.30%) TDD
27 155 (11.16%) Functional Testing
28 154 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
29 152 (10.94%) Cucumber
30 149 (10.73%) 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 25 (1.80%) IIS
2 12 (0.86%) Apache
3 11 (0.79%) SAS
4 10 (0.72%) Confluence
4 10 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.50%) Documentum
7 7 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.36%) CMS
9 5 (0.36%) Drupal
9 5 (0.36%) JBoss
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.29%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 77 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.86%) MS Office
2 12 (0.86%) MS Project
3 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.22%) Primavera
6 2 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.14%) HFM
6 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.072%) BASE24
7 1 (0.072%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.30%) SaaS
4 10 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.65%) PaaS
6 5 (0.36%) IaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
8 2 (0.14%) Slack
9 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.072%) Force.com
9 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.94%) Internet
2 22 (1.58%) HTTP
3 18 (1.30%) Network Security
4 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.94%) SMTP
6 7 (0.50%) SSH
7 6 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.29%) Firewall
8 4 (0.29%) IMAP
8 4 (0.29%) Intranet
8 4 (0.29%) NAS
8 4 (0.29%) SAN
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) FTP
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
10 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.072%) LDAP
10 1 (0.072%) VoIP
10 1 (0.072%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.38%) Big Data
4 32 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.30%) GIS
6 18 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.22%) MySQL
8 16 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.01%) Power BI
10 13 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (0.86%) Redis
12 11 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.72%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.50%) DB2
16 5 (0.36%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 404 (29.09%) Selenium
2 152 (10.94%) Cucumber
3 149 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 147 (10.58%) JIRA
5 110 (7.92%) HP UFT
6 108 (7.78%) WebDriver
7 101 (7.27%) Jenkins
8 91 (6.55%) LoadRunner
9 82 (5.90%) SoapUI
10 64 (4.61%) Git (software)
11 63 (4.54%) JMeter
12 60 (4.32%) SpecFlow
13 42 (3.02%) Visual Studio
14 26 (1.87%) NUnit
14 26 (1.87%) TeamCity
15 22 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (1.51%) Selenium IDE
17 20 (1.44%) Gatling
17 20 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 20 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 357 (25.70%) Finance
2 134 (9.65%) Banking
3 85 (6.12%) Retail
4 57 (4.10%) Legal
5 43 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.59%) Back Office
6 36 (2.59%) Law
7 28 (2.02%) Marketing
8 22 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.15%) Electronics
10 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.86%) Automotive
12 9 (0.65%) Advertising
13 8 (0.58%) Front Office
13 8 (0.58%) Games
14 6 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (23.76%) Analyst
2 273 (19.65%) Test Manager
3 263 (18.93%) Test Analyst
4 165 (11.88%) Test Engineer
5 163 (11.74%) Test Leader
6 147 (10.58%) Tester
7 105 (7.56%) QA Engineer
8 85 (6.12%) Senior Test Engineer
9 75 (5.40%) Consultant
10 68 (4.90%) Software Test Engineer
11 67 (4.82%) QA Leader
12 63 (4.54%) Lead Test Analyst
13 57 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
14 56 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
15 52 (3.74%) Developer
16 51 (3.67%) Automation Tester
16 51 (3.67%) Senior Test Analyst
17 49 (3.53%) Automation Test Analyst
18 48 (3.46%) Test Consultant
19 45 (3.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (12.74%) .NET
2 118 (8.50%) Web Services
3 82 (5.90%) Gherkin
4 60 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 43 (3.10%) SOAP
6 38 (2.74%) XML
7 36 (2.59%) REST
8 35 (2.52%) RESTful
9 32 (2.30%) HTML
10 19 (1.37%) CSS
11 17 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (1.15%) Spring
13 15 (1.08%) J2EE
14 13 (0.94%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (0.94%) HTML5
14 13 (0.94%) JSON
15 12 (0.86%) Ajax
15 12 (0.86%) jQuery
16 9 (0.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 154 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.04%) Mobile App
3 63 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 34 (2.45%) User Experience
7 32 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 13 (0.94%) Fintech
11 12 (0.86%) Reinsurance
12 11 (0.79%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.79%) Statistics
13 10 (0.72%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
13 10 (0.72%) Smartcard
14 9 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
15 7 (0.50%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 109 (7.85%) Windows
2 97 (6.98%) Linux
3 33 (2.38%) Unix
4 32 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.15%) Android
7 15 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.29%) VMS
9 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) AIX
11 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 307 (22.10%) Software Testing
4 287 (20.66%) Test Scripting
5 271 (19.51%) Test Management
6 267 (19.22%) Automated Testing
7 245 (17.64%) Scrum
8 238 (17.13%) SDLC
9 227 (16.34%) Regression Testing
10 220 (15.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 191 (13.75%) BDD
12 180 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 173 (12.46%) Waterfall
14 170 (12.24%) Mentoring
15 157 (11.30%) TDD
16 155 (11.16%) Functional Testing
17 146 (10.51%) Automation Testing
17 146 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
18 142 (10.22%) Manual Testing
18 142 (10.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (20.37%) SQL
2 249 (17.93%) Java
3 234 (16.85%) C#
4 94 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 77 (5.54%) Ruby
6 70 (5.04%) Python
7 58 (4.18%) C
8 43 (3.10%) C++
9 22 (1.58%) Perl
10 20 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 19 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.30%) R
13 16 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.94%) PHP
15 12 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.86%) Groovy
16 11 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.72%) Embedded C
17 10 (0.72%) Embedded C++
17 10 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 346 (24.91%) ISTQB
2 290 (20.88%) ISEB
3 166 (11.95%) Degree
4 132 (9.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 65 (4.68%) Security Cleared
6 48 (3.46%) SC Cleared
7 46 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 46 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 21 (1.51%) CISSP
9 18 (1.30%) IISP
9 18 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.50%) PhD
11 3 (0.22%) CISM
11 3 (0.22%) CSQA
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.14%) AAT
12 2 (0.14%) HND
12 2 (0.14%) MBCS
12 2 (0.14%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.072%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 572 (41.18%) QA
2 31 (2.23%) SDET
3 21 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.30%) SLA
6 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) COSO
7 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.14%) ISO19770
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.072%) EMIR
9 1 (0.072%) FATCA
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 22 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.01%) Docker
4 10 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.072%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (6.70%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.51%) HP SiteScope
3 14 (1.01%) Perfmon
3 14 (1.01%) Puppet
4 11 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.43%) Ansible
6 3 (0.22%) Grafana
7 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.14%) QRadar
7 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.072%) Graphite
8 1 (0.072%) Kibana
Vendors
1 176 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.58%) HP
3 105 (7.56%) Oracle
4 91 (6.55%) SAP
5 24 (1.73%) Splunk
6 22 (1.58%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.37%) VMware
8 18 (1.30%) ArcSight
8 18 (1.30%) IBM
9 14 (1.01%) Hyperion
10 12 (0.86%) Google
11 10 (0.72%) Citrix
12 9 (0.65%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
14 6 (0.43%) Riverbed
15 5 (0.36%) Borland
15 5 (0.36%) EMC
15 5 (0.36%) Informatica
15 5 (0.36%) Pega
15 5 (0.36%) ServiceNow
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable, pension, Felxable-income
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago