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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 356 389 307
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -82
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 296 317 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.65% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.76% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 225 246 291
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
36613 41581 37036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.48% 84.63% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30634 34514 30851
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +25 55 £65,000 +30.00% 8
Wimbledon - 8 £37,500 -
Croydon 0 4 - -
Docklands, London +10 2 £105,000 +5.00%
Chiswick - 2 £65,000 - 2
Harrow +4 1 - -
Hammersmith -3 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 312 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (40.84%) QA
3 221 (35.82%) Finance
4 195 (31.60%) Selenium
5 147 (23.82%) Java
6 143 (23.18%) Test Automation
7 141 (22.85%) Test Scripting
8 136 (22.04%) SQL
9 113 (18.31%) Performance Testing
10 111 (17.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 109 (17.67%) SDLC
12 101 (16.37%) Banking
13 100 (16.21%) Scrum
14 98 (15.88%) BDD
15 95 (15.40%) Test Management
16 94 (15.24%) E-Commerce
17 93 (15.07%) ISEB
18 90 (14.59%) Automated Testing
19 86 (13.94%) Waterfall
19 86 (13.94%) C#
20 83 (13.45%) Degree
21 81 (13.13%) TDD
22 80 (12.97%) Manual Testing
23 75 (12.16%) Project Management
24 72 (11.67%) Cucumber
25 68 (11.02%) WebDriver
26 67 (10.86%) Retail
27 66 (10.70%) Microsoft
28 64 (10.37%) LoadRunner
29 63 (10.21%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 25 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.27%) IIS
3 13 (2.11%) WordPress
4 9 (1.46%) Confluence
4 9 (1.46%) Apache
5 8 (1.30%) JBoss
6 5 (0.81%) Node.js
6 5 (0.81%) CMS
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.49%) SAS
7 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.59%) MS Office
3 12 (1.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.86%) Internet
2 15 (2.43%) HTTP
3 11 (1.78%) Intranet
4 4 (0.65%) Firewall
4 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.49%) SMS
5 3 (0.49%) Multicast
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) SCCP
6 1 (0.16%) RTP
6 1 (0.16%) SS7
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.94%) Big Data
4 11 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.65%) MySQL
7 4 (0.65%) Informix
7 4 (0.65%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.49%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 195 (31.60%) Selenium
2 72 (11.67%) Cucumber
3 68 (11.02%) WebDriver
4 64 (10.37%) LoadRunner
5 54 (8.75%) JMeter
6 49 (7.94%) SoapUI
7 41 (6.65%) JIRA
8 38 (6.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 37 (6.00%) JUnit
10 32 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (5.19%) Jenkins
11 28 (4.54%) SpecFlow
12 26 (4.21%) TestNG
13 25 (4.05%) FitNesse
14 20 (3.24%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.92%) WATIR
15 18 (2.92%) Visual Studio
16 16 (2.59%) Git (software)
17 14 (2.27%) Bugzilla
18 12 (1.94%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 221 (35.82%) Finance
2 101 (16.37%) Banking
3 67 (10.86%) Retail
4 26 (4.21%) Marketing
5 24 (3.89%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.08%) Advertising
7 9 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.30%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.13%) Law
10 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (26.26%) Analyst
2 138 (22.37%) Test Manager
3 97 (15.72%) Test Analyst
4 65 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 45 (7.29%) Tester
6 41 (6.65%) Consultant
7 39 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (5.83%) QA Analyst
9 34 (5.51%) QA Engineer
10 31 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 29 (4.70%) Test Engineer
11 29 (4.70%) Test Consultant
12 26 (4.21%) Developer
13 19 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
13 19 (3.08%) Senior QA Engineer
14 17 (2.76%) Team Leader
15 16 (2.59%) QA Manager
16 15 (2.43%) QA Leader
16 15 (2.43%) Automation Analyst
16 15 (2.43%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.05%) .NET
2 45 (7.29%) Web Services
3 37 (6.00%) XML
4 31 (5.02%) HTML
5 25 (4.05%) SOAP
5 25 (4.05%) Gherkin
6 19 (3.08%) CSS
7 17 (2.76%) Middleware
8 15 (2.43%) jQuery
9 14 (2.27%) JSON
10 13 (2.11%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.78%) HTML5
11 11 (1.78%) CSS3
12 10 (1.62%) Spring
13 6 (0.97%) REST
13 6 (0.97%) RESTful
13 6 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
15 4 (0.65%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.40%) Social Media
5 17 (2.76%) User Experience
6 16 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.59%) Blog
7 13 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.11%) W3C
8 12 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.30%) Data Conversion
10 7 (1.13%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.97%) Statistics
12 5 (0.81%) Derivative
12 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.65%) EPoS
13 4 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.08%) Windows
2 30 (4.86%) Linux
3 20 (3.24%) UNIX
4 9 (1.46%) Solaris
5 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Vista
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.13%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.97%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.81%) Android
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (23.18%) Test Automation
3 141 (22.85%) Test Scripting
4 113 (18.31%) Performance Testing
5 111 (17.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 109 (17.67%) SDLC
7 100 (16.21%) Scrum
8 98 (15.88%) BDD
9 95 (15.40%) Test Management
10 94 (15.24%) E-Commerce
11 90 (14.59%) Automated Testing
12 86 (13.94%) Waterfall
13 81 (13.13%) TDD
14 80 (12.97%) Manual Testing
15 75 (12.16%) Project Management
16 60 (9.72%) Regression Testing
17 54 (8.75%) Software Testing
18 52 (8.43%) Integration Testing
19 48 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 47 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 147 (23.82%) Java
2 136 (22.04%) SQL
3 86 (13.94%) C#
4 48 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.83%) Ruby
6 22 (3.57%) Perl
7 20 (3.24%) PHP
8 18 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.43%) C
10 11 (1.78%) Python
11 9 (1.46%) Scala
11 9 (1.46%) C++
12 4 (0.65%) Groovy
12 4 (0.65%) Clojure
13 2 (0.32%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.16%) Delphi
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (15.07%) ISEB
2 83 (13.45%) Degree
3 58 (9.40%) ISTQB
4 38 (6.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.59%) PMP
6 16 (2.59%) PMI Certification
7 13 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.81%) HND
9 4 (0.65%) CISSP
9 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.49%) ACCA
10 3 (0.49%) CIMA
11 1 (0.16%) MBA
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (40.84%) QA
2 13 (2.11%) WCAG
3 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.65%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.49%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.32%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 66 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.40%) HP
3 55 (8.91%) Oracle
4 13 (2.11%) IBM
4 13 (2.11%) ATG
5 11 (1.78%) SAP
6 9 (1.46%) Telerik
7 7 (1.13%) Splunk
7 7 (1.13%) Remedy
7 7 (1.13%) VMware
8 6 (0.97%) ArcSight
9 5 (0.81%) Capita
9 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.81%) Green Hat
10 4 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.65%) webMethods
10 4 (0.65%) CA
11 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.49%) Citrix
11 3 (0.49%) Adobe
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ECS
Salary: benefits,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
New Look
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southall, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago