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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 346 384 372
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 785 818 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.91% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 644 660 635
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,836 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
80691 89646 92930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.82% 87.12% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68232 74135 75625
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +23 332 £62,500 +4.16% 30
South East +34 198 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Yorkshire +14 64 £35,000 -30.00% 8
East of England +56 54 £47,500 -7.76% 11
North West 0 41 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands +16 39 £54,875 +15.52% 8
South West +22 35 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -15 19 £30,000 -14.28% 2
North East +4 1 £30,000 -5.06% 1
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 770 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (39.34%) QA
3 501 (31.79%) Finance
4 442 (28.05%) Test Automation
5 410 (26.02%) Test Scripting
6 375 (23.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 371 (23.54%) ISTQB
8 367 (23.29%) ISEB
9 363 (23.03%) Selenium
10 312 (19.80%) Java
11 304 (19.29%) Software Testing
12 298 (18.91%) Regression Testing
13 285 (18.08%) Test Management
14 276 (17.51%) Degree
15 272 (17.26%) SQL
16 246 (15.61%) SDLC
17 232 (14.72%) Functional Testing
18 218 (13.83%) C#
18 218 (13.83%) Manual Testing
19 211 (13.39%) Scrum
20 208 (13.20%) Automated Testing
21 206 (13.07%) Automation Testing
22 201 (12.75%) Waterfall
23 197 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
24 194 (12.31%) Microsoft
25 190 (12.06%) BDD
25 190 (12.06%) Integration Testing
26 183 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
27 172 (10.91%) Project Management
28 166 (10.53%) Performance Testing

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 50 (3.17%) IIS
2 25 (1.59%) Confluence
3 19 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 14 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (0.57%) Documentum
7 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.32%) CMS
9 4 (0.25%) FileNet
9 4 (0.25%) SAS
10 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.13%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.063%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.063%) MTS
Applications
1 101 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.51%) MS Office
3 21 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.21%) MS Project
5 12 (0.76%) Mingle
6 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.063%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 10 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 10 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.38%) Primavera
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.063%) Magento
8 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.063%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.27%) GitHub
2 15 (0.95%) Force.com
3 9 (0.57%) SaaS
4 7 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.063%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.79%) Network Security
2 21 (1.33%) VoIP
3 18 (1.14%) Internet
4 17 (1.08%) Firewall
5 12 (0.76%) VLAN
6 10 (0.63%) SSH
6 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.57%) SMTP
8 7 (0.44%) Intranet
9 6 (0.38%) HTTP
10 4 (0.25%) 4G
11 3 (0.19%) 3G
11 3 (0.19%) DNS
11 3 (0.19%) M3UA
11 3 (0.19%) SCCP
11 3 (0.19%) SCTP
11 3 (0.19%) Skype
11 3 (0.19%) SMPP
11 3 (0.19%) TCAP
11 3 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 27 (1.71%) GIS
5 26 (1.65%) Big Data
6 19 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.76%) EDRMS
9 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.25%) DataStage
12 3 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.19%) DB2
12 3 (0.19%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.13%) MySQL
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 363 (23.03%) Selenium
2 156 (9.90%) JIRA
3 150 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 123 (7.80%) Jenkins
5 113 (7.17%) HP UFT
6 88 (5.58%) SoapUI
7 87 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 79 (5.01%) Git (software)
8 79 (5.01%) WebDriver
9 73 (4.63%) JMeter
10 69 (4.38%) LoadRunner
11 62 (3.93%) SpecFlow
12 52 (3.30%) JUnit
12 52 (3.30%) Subversion
13 42 (2.66%) TeamCity
14 38 (2.41%) Bugzilla
15 33 (2.09%) Ranorex
16 28 (1.78%) TestNG
17 26 (1.65%) FitNesse
17 26 (1.65%) Testopia
General
1 501 (31.79%) Finance
2 137 (8.69%) Banking
3 97 (6.15%) Retail
4 88 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 60 (3.81%) Law
6 36 (2.28%) Marketing
7 32 (2.03%) Legal
8 31 (1.97%) Automotive
9 27 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.52%) Back Office
11 23 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.02%) Billing
12 16 (1.02%) Front Office
13 14 (0.89%) Games
14 12 (0.76%) Electronics
14 12 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.63%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.57%) Publishing
17 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (25.25%) Analyst
2 331 (21.00%) Test Manager
3 321 (20.37%) Test Analyst
4 222 (14.09%) Tester
5 187 (11.87%) Test Engineer
6 154 (9.77%) Test Leader
7 91 (5.77%) QA Engineer
8 84 (5.33%) Developer
9 82 (5.20%) Automation Tester
10 80 (5.08%) QA Analyst
11 79 (5.01%) Consultant
12 73 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
13 67 (4.25%) Senior Test Analyst
14 66 (4.19%) QA Manager
14 66 (4.19%) Senior Test Engineer
15 65 (4.12%) Programme Manager
16 64 (4.06%) Programme Test Manager
16 64 (4.06%) Test Automation Engineer
16 64 (4.06%) Test Programme Manager
17 61 (3.87%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (10.03%) .NET
2 137 (8.69%) Web Services
3 87 (5.52%) XML
4 67 (4.25%) HTML
5 54 (3.43%) SOAP
6 49 (3.11%) Gherkin
7 47 (2.98%) CSS
8 38 (2.41%) ASP.NET
9 30 (1.90%) JSON
10 22 (1.40%) RESTful
11 20 (1.27%) jQuery
12 18 (1.14%) Spring
12 18 (1.14%) Visualforce
13 16 (1.02%) REST
14 15 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.95%) Behat
15 14 (0.89%) Hibernate
16 12 (0.76%) HTML5
16 12 (0.76%) LAMP
17 11 (0.70%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 70 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 60 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 30 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (1.84%) User Experience
8 27 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.33%) AS400
11 19 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.95%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.82%) Derivative
14 13 (0.82%) Smartphone
15 12 (0.76%) Life Science
16 11 (0.70%) CESG
16 11 (0.70%) Fintech
17 10 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.44%) Windows
2 127 (8.06%) Linux
3 105 (6.66%) Unix
4 39 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.16%) Android
6 32 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.97%) Solaris
8 29 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.32%) CentOS
11 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (28.05%) Test Automation
3 410 (26.02%) Test Scripting
4 375 (23.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 304 (19.29%) Software Testing
6 298 (18.91%) Regression Testing
7 285 (18.08%) Test Management
8 246 (15.61%) SDLC
9 232 (14.72%) Functional Testing
10 218 (13.83%) Manual Testing
11 211 (13.39%) Scrum
12 208 (13.20%) Automated Testing
13 206 (13.07%) Automation Testing
14 201 (12.75%) Waterfall
15 197 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
16 190 (12.06%) BDD
16 190 (12.06%) Integration Testing
17 183 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 172 (10.91%) Project Management
19 166 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 312 (19.80%) Java
2 272 (17.26%) SQL
3 218 (13.83%) C#
4 115 (7.30%) Python
5 89 (5.65%) Ruby
6 81 (5.14%) JavaScript
7 77 (4.89%) C
8 45 (2.86%) Perl
9 42 (2.66%) PHP
10 40 (2.54%) C++
11 18 (1.14%) Apex Code
11 18 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 15 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.76%) XPath
14 8 (0.51%) Delphi
14 8 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.51%) VBA
15 3 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 371 (23.54%) ISTQB
2 367 (23.29%) ISEB
3 276 (17.51%) Degree
4 119 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 116 (7.36%) Security Cleared
6 76 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 56 (3.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 48 (3.05%) DV Cleared
9 45 (2.86%) CISSP
10 43 (2.73%) IISP
11 22 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (0.70%) CCNA
12 11 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.70%) MCITP
12 11 (0.70%) MCSA
12 11 (0.70%) MCSE
12 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.32%) MBA
13 5 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (39.34%) QA
2 46 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.33%) SLA
4 12 (0.76%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.44%) SDET
7 6 (0.38%) COBIT
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.25%) ISO19770
9 3 (0.19%) EMIR
9 3 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (0.70%) XenApp
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.063%) Firmware
5 1 (0.063%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 122 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (2.66%) QRadar
3 31 (1.97%) HP SiteScope
4 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (0.70%) vMotion
5 5 (0.32%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.32%) Nessus
5 5 (0.32%) Nmap
6 4 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 194 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 140 (8.88%) HP
3 83 (5.27%) Oracle
4 63 (4.00%) SAP
5 43 (2.73%) ArcSight
5 43 (2.73%) Splunk
6 26 (1.65%) Citrix
7 25 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 25 (1.59%) VMware
8 23 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.14%) Siebel
10 16 (1.02%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.82%) Informatica
12 12 (0.76%) OpenText
13 10 (0.63%) Adobe
14 9 (0.57%) Rally
15 8 (0.51%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.44%) IBM
16 7 (0.44%) Telerik
17 6 (0.38%) Serena
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
onezeero.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Health Care + Pens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £3500 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago