The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 372 336 398
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +62
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 266 389 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.00% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 216 332 209
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
Test Strategy
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34035 38880 39816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.79% 88.28% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29400 32828 32754
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 London

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the London region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in London

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in London

Test Strategy
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
City of London +20 48 £62,500 -10.71% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £40,000 -
Wimbledon +1 4 - -
Croydon +3 2 £55,000 +39.24%
Dagenham - 2 £43,000 -
Surbiton +3 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 302 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (48.07%) QA
3 222 (37.19%) Finance
4 162 (27.14%) Test Scripting
5 161 (26.97%) Selenium
6 156 (26.13%) Java
7 144 (24.12%) Test Automation
8 112 (18.76%) Degree
9 111 (18.59%) BDD
10 106 (17.76%) Scrum
11 105 (17.59%) Test Management
12 104 (17.42%) Automation Testing
13 100 (16.75%) Software Testing
13 100 (16.75%) Cucumber
13 100 (16.75%) Automated Testing
14 98 (16.42%) C#
15 96 (16.08%) SQL
15 96 (16.08%) Regression Testing
16 92 (15.41%) Web Services
17 91 (15.24%) User Acceptance Testing
18 89 (14.91%) Banking
18 89 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
18 89 (14.91%) SDLC
19 88 (14.74%) ISTQB
20 79 (13.23%) Project Management
21 78 (13.07%) Performance Testing
22 73 (12.23%) Microsoft
22 73 (12.23%) TDD
23 69 (11.56%) Defect Management
24 68 (11.39%) ISEB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (3.85%) IIS
2 19 (3.18%) Confluence
3 12 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.01%) Apache
5 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.67%) Drupal
7 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.69%) MS Office
3 13 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.68%) MS Project
5 5 (0.84%) Mingle
6 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.17%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.51%) SaaS
2 13 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.68%) GitHub
4 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.85%) Network Security
2 11 (1.84%) Internet
3 5 (0.84%) SSH
4 2 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.52%) Data Mining
2 27 (4.52%) GIS
3 19 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.01%) Big Data
5 11 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.84%) EDRMS
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.84%) Neo4j
8 5 (0.84%) Redis
9 4 (0.67%) MySQL
9 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 161 (26.97%) Selenium
2 100 (16.75%) Cucumber
3 58 (9.72%) JIRA
4 54 (9.05%) Jenkins
5 45 (7.54%) SoapUI
6 36 (6.03%) SpecFlow
6 36 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (5.86%) Git (software)
7 35 (5.86%) LoadRunner
8 32 (5.36%) JMeter
9 31 (5.19%) JUnit
10 30 (5.03%) WebDriver
11 25 (4.19%) FitNesse
11 25 (4.19%) LoadUI
12 23 (3.85%) HP UFT
12 23 (3.85%) Subversion
13 18 (3.02%) TestNG
14 17 (2.85%) Appium
15 13 (2.18%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.84%) MSTest
General
1 222 (37.19%) Finance
2 89 (14.91%) Banking
3 46 (7.71%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.53%) Law
5 29 (4.86%) Retail
6 20 (3.35%) Back Office
7 19 (3.18%) Billing
8 15 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.68%) Front Office
9 10 (1.68%) Marketing
10 8 (1.34%) Games
11 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (24.12%) Test Manager
2 114 (19.10%) Analyst
3 78 (13.07%) Test Analyst
4 72 (12.06%) Tester
5 60 (10.05%) Test Engineer
6 52 (8.71%) Programme Test Manager
6 52 (8.71%) Test Programme Manager
7 50 (8.38%) Consultant
7 50 (8.38%) Programme Manager
8 46 (7.71%) Test Leader
9 44 (7.37%) QA Engineer
10 38 (6.37%) QA Manager
11 36 (6.03%) QA Analyst
12 34 (5.70%) Developer
13 31 (5.19%) QA Tester
14 30 (5.03%) Test Automation Engineer
15 29 (4.86%) QA Test Manager
16 26 (4.36%) Senior Test Engineer
17 23 (3.85%) QA Leader
17 23 (3.85%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (15.41%) Web Services
2 68 (11.39%) .NET
3 35 (5.86%) Gherkin
4 29 (4.86%) XML
5 27 (4.52%) HTML
6 22 (3.69%) SOAP
7 17 (2.85%) ASP.NET
7 17 (2.85%) CSS
8 11 (1.84%) Apache CXF
9 10 (1.68%) JSON
9 10 (1.68%) REST
10 9 (1.51%) XBRL
11 8 (1.34%) Ajax
12 7 (1.17%) RESTful
13 6 (1.01%) Behat
13 6 (1.01%) jQuery
14 5 (0.84%) HTML5
14 5 (0.84%) Spring
15 4 (0.67%) Node.js
15 4 (0.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.52%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.01%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.68%) Derivative
10 9 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.51%) User Experience
11 8 (1.34%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.17%) Fintech
12 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (1.01%) BBC
13 6 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (1.01%) New Media
13 6 (1.01%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.55%) Linux
2 47 (7.87%) Unix
3 40 (6.70%) Windows
4 20 (3.35%) Windows 7
4 20 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.51%) Solaris
7 7 (1.17%) Android
7 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (27.14%) Test Scripting
3 144 (24.12%) Test Automation
4 111 (18.59%) BDD
5 106 (17.76%) Scrum
6 105 (17.59%) Test Management
7 104 (17.42%) Automation Testing
8 100 (16.75%) Automated Testing
8 100 (16.75%) Software Testing
9 96 (16.08%) Regression Testing
10 91 (15.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 89 (14.91%) SDLC
12 79 (13.23%) Project Management
13 78 (13.07%) Performance Testing
14 73 (12.23%) TDD
15 69 (11.56%) Defect Management
16 66 (11.06%) Manual Testing
17 65 (10.89%) Functional Testing
18 63 (10.55%) Test Planning
19 62 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 156 (26.13%) Java
2 98 (16.42%) C#
3 96 (16.08%) SQL
4 48 (8.04%) C
4 48 (8.04%) Python
5 38 (6.37%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.19%) Ruby
7 16 (2.68%) VB.NET
8 15 (2.51%) PHP
9 11 (1.84%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.34%) Perl
10 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.01%) C++
11 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.84%) F#
12 5 (0.84%) XPath
13 4 (0.67%) Groovy
13 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (18.76%) Degree
2 88 (14.74%) ISTQB
3 68 (11.39%) ISEB
4 50 (8.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 40 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 39 (6.53%) DV Cleared
7 23 (3.85%) CISSP
7 23 (3.85%) IISP
8 17 (2.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.84%) MBA
10 5 (0.84%) PMP
11 3 (0.50%) CSQA
11 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (48.07%) QA
2 24 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.18%) SLA
5 12 (2.01%) SDET
6 8 (1.34%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.67%) COBIT
7 4 (0.67%) EMIR
8 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.50%) MiFID
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.34%) WCAG
10 1 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (4.19%) HP SiteScope
3 20 (3.35%) QRadar
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.38%) HP
3 30 (5.03%) Oracle
4 23 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 23 (3.85%) Splunk
5 21 (3.52%) SAP
6 13 (2.18%) Siebel
7 11 (1.84%) OpenText
8 8 (1.34%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.01%) BT
10 6 (1.01%) Cognizant
10 6 (1.01%) Intel Security
11 5 (0.84%) Google
11 5 (0.84%) Informatica
11 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.67%) FrontRange
13 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.34%) Charles River
14 2 (0.34%) Citrix
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