The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 377 296 360
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +64
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 285 382 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.06% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 208 303 265
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £34,336
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39531 36102 40848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.64% 81.55% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 29775 35312
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,309 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 83 £52,500 - 16
Canary Wharf +9 7 £60,000 -20.00%
Ealing +9 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Croydon -3 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Docklands, London +1 2 £49,000 -39.69%
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 300 (48.47%) QA
2 234 (37.80%) Selenium
3 229 (37.00%) Finance
4 200 (32.31%) Test Scripting
5 184 (29.73%) Test Automation
6 162 (26.17%) SQL
7 132 (21.32%) ISEB
7 132 (21.32%) Scrum
8 130 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (20.84%) Automated Testing
10 128 (20.68%) Performance Testing
11 121 (19.55%) Degree
12 117 (18.90%) C#
12 117 (18.90%) .NET
13 111 (17.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 110 (17.77%) E-Commerce
15 106 (17.12%) QuickTest Pro
16 99 (15.99%) Test Management
17 89 (14.38%) WebDriver
18 86 (13.89%) Java
19 82 (13.25%) Microsoft
20 81 (13.09%) Regression Testing
20 81 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
21 79 (12.76%) HP
22 76 (12.28%) TDD
23 73 (11.79%) User Stories
23 73 (11.79%) Automation Testing
24 71 (11.47%) Banking
24 71 (11.47%) JIRA
25 70 (11.31%) BDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.42%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.29%) Confluence
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 4 (0.65%) LiveLink
6 3 (0.48%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.20%) Internet
2 16 (2.58%) LAN
2 16 (2.58%) WAN
3 15 (2.42%) HTTP
3 15 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.42%) Firewall
4 12 (1.94%) MPLS
5 11 (1.78%) BGP
5 11 (1.78%) VPN
5 11 (1.78%) IPsec
5 11 (1.78%) Network Security
5 11 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.13%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.97%) SSL
8 5 (0.81%) DNS
8 5 (0.81%) LDAP
9 3 (0.48%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.32%) NAS
10 2 (0.32%) LTE
10 2 (0.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.45%) MySQL
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 234 (37.80%) Selenium
2 106 (17.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 89 (14.38%) WebDriver
4 71 (11.47%) JIRA
5 66 (10.66%) Cucumber
6 65 (10.50%) Visual Studio
7 44 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (6.46%) LoadRunner
9 32 (5.17%) SoapUI
9 32 (5.17%) TestComplete
10 29 (4.68%) JMeter
10 29 (4.68%) SpecFlow
11 28 (4.52%) Jenkins
12 26 (4.20%) JUnit
13 25 (4.04%) NUnit
14 24 (3.88%) Subversion
15 23 (3.72%) Bugzilla
16 22 (3.55%) WinRunner
17 19 (3.07%) TeamCity
18 18 (2.91%) Hudson
General
1 229 (37.00%) Finance
2 71 (11.47%) Banking
3 65 (10.50%) Retail
4 30 (4.85%) Marketing
5 21 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.39%) Publishing
6 19 (3.07%) Games
7 18 (2.91%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.78%) Billing
9 7 (1.13%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
10 4 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.32%) International Banking
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (26.98%) Analyst
2 119 (19.22%) Test Manager
3 99 (15.99%) Test Analyst
4 84 (13.57%) Test Engineer
5 69 (11.15%) Tester
6 62 (10.02%) Consultant
7 60 (9.69%) QA Engineer
8 54 (8.72%) Automation Engineer
9 53 (8.56%) QA Analyst
10 44 (7.11%) Test Consultant
11 39 (6.30%) Business Analyst
11 39 (6.30%) Test Leader
12 36 (5.82%) QA Automation Engineer
13 31 (5.01%) Automation Tester
14 27 (4.36%) Automation Analyst
15 26 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
16 24 (3.88%) Developer
17 23 (3.72%) QA Manager
17 23 (3.72%) Team Leader
18 20 (3.23%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (18.90%) .NET
2 48 (7.75%) SOAP
3 45 (7.27%) Gherkin
4 41 (6.62%) Web Services
5 33 (5.33%) REST
6 26 (4.20%) .NET Framework
7 23 (3.72%) XML
8 19 (3.07%) CSS
9 18 (2.91%) HTML
9 18 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 13 (2.10%) RESTful
11 7 (1.13%) JSON
12 6 (0.97%) JSF
12 6 (0.97%) Middleware
13 5 (0.81%) WCF
14 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.65%) Apache CXF
14 4 (0.65%) LAMP
14 4 (0.65%) JMS
15 3 (0.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.72%) Mobile App
2 52 (8.40%) Open Source
3 36 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.82%) Client/Server
4 22 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.07%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.94%) Online Banking
6 12 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (1.78%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.78%) Derivative
7 11 (1.78%) Statistics
8 9 (1.45%) Online Games
9 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.97%) Equities
11 6 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.56%) Linux
2 41 (6.62%) Windows
3 39 (6.30%) UNIX
4 26 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.04%) Android
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (32.31%) Test Scripting
2 184 (29.73%) Test Automation
3 132 (21.32%) Scrum
4 130 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (20.84%) Automated Testing
6 128 (20.68%) Performance Testing
7 111 (17.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 110 (17.77%) E-Commerce
9 99 (15.99%) Test Management
10 81 (13.09%) Regression Testing
11 76 (12.28%) TDD
12 73 (11.79%) User Stories
12 73 (11.79%) Automation Testing
13 70 (11.31%) BDD
13 70 (11.31%) Integration Testing
14 59 (9.53%) Project Management
15 54 (8.72%) Manual Testing
16 50 (8.08%) Software Testing
17 49 (7.92%) Risk Management
18 47 (7.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 162 (26.17%) SQL
2 117 (18.90%) C#
3 86 (13.89%) Java
4 34 (5.49%) PHP
5 30 (4.85%) T-SQL
5 30 (4.85%) Python
6 28 (4.52%) Ruby
7 27 (4.36%) VB
8 24 (3.88%) Perl
9 22 (3.55%) C++
10 19 (3.07%) VBScript
11 17 (2.75%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.10%) C
14 12 (1.94%) Tcl
15 10 (1.62%) Scala
16 5 (0.81%) Groovy
17 2 (0.32%) XQuery
18 1 (0.16%) VBA
18 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 132 (21.32%) ISEB
2 121 (19.55%) Degree
3 69 (11.15%) ISTQB
4 24 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.23%) CCNP
5 20 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 14 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.78%) CCSE
8 10 (1.62%) CISM
8 10 (1.62%) CISSP
9 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (1.13%) CCNA
11 6 (0.97%) CCDE
12 5 (0.81%) Brainbench
13 4 (0.65%) HND
14 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (48.47%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) COBIT
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.32%) Basel III
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 81 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.76%) HP
3 27 (4.36%) Oracle
4 15 (2.42%) SAP
5 14 (2.26%) IBM
6 11 (1.78%) CheckPoint
6 11 (1.78%) Cisco
7 10 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.97%) Green Hat
9 4 (0.65%) SimCorp
9 4 (0.65%) Google
9 4 (0.65%) FrontRange
9 4 (0.65%) Cognos
9 4 (0.65%) Sun
9 4 (0.65%) Remedy
9 4 (0.65%) BMC
9 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.48%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.48%) Charles River
10 3 (0.48%) RIMES
West London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, 75% off train travel, final s
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Based in London (E1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 60k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
St James Park, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £45,000
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago