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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 391 358 362
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 227 328 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 165 270 248
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,475
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
31351 38138 38700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 88.27% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26548 32224 32668
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 33 £57,500 +4.54% 11
Croydon - 2 £44,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £80,000 - 1
Canary Wharf -5 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £28,500 -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 270 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (49.53%) QA
3 195 (37.00%) Finance
4 132 (25.05%) Selenium
5 117 (22.20%) Test Automation
6 113 (21.44%) Java
7 112 (21.25%) Test Scripting
8 104 (19.73%) C#
9 97 (18.41%) Banking
10 96 (18.22%) Test Management
11 95 (18.03%) SDLC
12 93 (17.65%) BDD
13 92 (17.46%) Regression Testing
14 87 (16.51%) Automated Testing
14 87 (16.51%) Software Testing
14 87 (16.51%) Degree
15 85 (16.13%) Web Services
16 83 (15.75%) Scrum
17 82 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
18 75 (14.23%) TDD
18 75 (14.23%) SQL
19 73 (13.85%) Cucumber
20 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
21 67 (12.71%) .NET
22 66 (12.52%) Project Management
23 65 (12.33%) ISTQB
23 65 (12.33%) Automation Testing
24 64 (12.14%) ISEB
25 62 (11.76%) Performance Testing
26 61 (11.57%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (3.42%) IIS
2 8 (1.52%) Apache
2 8 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.33%) Confluence
3 7 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.95%) Drupal
5 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.76%) Documentum
7 3 (0.57%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.71%) MS Office
4 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 17 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) HFM
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.55%) SaaS
2 20 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.71%) PaaS
5 7 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.42%) Network Security
2 15 (2.85%) Internet
3 8 (1.52%) HTTP
4 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.17%) Big Data
3 21 (3.98%) GIS
4 19 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.66%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.71%) Power BI
9 8 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.33%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.33%) Redis
10 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.95%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.95%) MySQL
11 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.57%) DB2
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (25.05%) Selenium
2 73 (13.85%) Cucumber
3 43 (8.16%) SoapUI
4 41 (7.78%) JMeter
5 40 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 40 (7.59%) LoadRunner
6 32 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (5.69%) JIRA
7 30 (5.69%) SpecFlow
7 30 (5.69%) WebDriver
8 25 (4.74%) LoadUI
9 23 (4.36%) HP UFT
10 20 (3.80%) JUnit
11 18 (3.42%) Git (software)
12 13 (2.47%) NUnit
12 13 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
12 13 (2.47%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.09%) MSTest
14 10 (1.90%) Appium
14 10 (1.90%) FitNesse
General
1 195 (37.00%) Finance
2 97 (18.41%) Banking
3 46 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.12%) Law
5 21 (3.98%) Retail
6 20 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 19 (3.61%) Back Office
8 16 (3.04%) Billing
9 10 (1.90%) Marketing
10 6 (1.14%) Front Office
11 4 (0.76%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (22.77%) Test Manager
2 103 (19.54%) Analyst
3 69 (13.09%) Test Analyst
4 65 (12.33%) Consultant
5 56 (10.63%) Tester
6 50 (9.49%) QA Engineer
7 39 (7.40%) Test Consultant
8 35 (6.64%) Programme Test Manager
8 35 (6.64%) Test Programme Manager
9 33 (6.26%) Programme Manager
10 32 (6.07%) QA Manager
10 32 (6.07%) Test Leader
11 30 (5.69%) Developer
11 30 (5.69%) QA Leader
12 27 (5.12%) QA Test Manager
13 25 (4.74%) Senior Manager
14 24 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
15 23 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
16 21 (3.98%) Test Engineer
17 20 (3.80%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.13%) Web Services
2 67 (12.71%) .NET
3 36 (6.83%) Gherkin
4 20 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 19 (3.61%) XML
6 18 (3.42%) HTML
7 13 (2.47%) SOAP
8 9 (1.71%) Ajax
8 9 (1.71%) REST
9 8 (1.52%) CSS
9 8 (1.52%) RESTful
10 7 (1.33%) HTML5
10 7 (1.33%) jQuery
10 7 (1.33%) Sass
11 6 (1.14%) Apache CXF
11 6 (1.14%) J2EE
11 6 (1.14%) JSON
11 6 (1.14%) XBRL
12 5 (0.95%) JMS
12 5 (0.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.98%) User Experience
4 20 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.47%) Reinsurance
9 11 (2.09%) Fintech
10 9 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.71%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.52%) Derivative
11 8 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (1.14%) BBC
12 6 (1.14%) New Media
13 5 (0.95%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.76%) Life Science
14 4 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.73%) Linux
2 43 (8.16%) Windows
3 30 (5.69%) Unix
4 25 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.09%) Android
7 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (22.20%) Test Automation
3 112 (21.25%) Test Scripting
4 96 (18.22%) Test Management
5 95 (18.03%) SDLC
6 93 (17.65%) BDD
7 92 (17.46%) Regression Testing
8 87 (16.51%) Automated Testing
8 87 (16.51%) Software Testing
9 83 (15.75%) Scrum
10 75 (14.23%) TDD
11 66 (12.52%) Project Management
12 65 (12.33%) Automation Testing
13 62 (11.76%) Performance Testing
14 61 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (10.82%) Non-Functional Testing
16 56 (10.63%) Test Planning
17 55 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 53 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
19 50 (9.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 113 (21.44%) Java
2 104 (19.73%) C#
3 75 (14.23%) SQL
4 43 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.97%) C
6 23 (4.36%) Ruby
7 19 (3.61%) Python
8 14 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.71%) R
11 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.52%) Perl
12 7 (1.33%) F#
12 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.95%) PHP
14 4 (0.76%) C++
14 4 (0.76%) Groovy
15 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.38%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (16.51%) Degree
2 65 (12.33%) ISTQB
3 64 (12.14%) ISEB
4 46 (8.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (6.83%) DV Cleared
5 36 (6.83%) SC Cleared
5 36 (6.83%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.42%) CISSP
6 18 (3.42%) IISP
7 16 (3.04%) ISEB Practitioner
7 16 (3.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.38%) MBCS
8 2 (0.38%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) CSQA
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (49.53%) QA
2 18 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 18 (3.42%) SDET
3 15 (2.85%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) COBIT
4 3 (0.57%) MiFID
4 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.38%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 17 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.74%) HP SiteScope
2 22 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.09%) QRadar
4 9 (1.71%) Puppet
5 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.73%) HP
3 28 (5.31%) Oracle
4 23 (4.36%) Splunk
5 18 (3.42%) ArcSight
6 17 (3.23%) SAP
7 10 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.90%) Hyperion
8 8 (1.52%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.33%) Google
9 7 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.14%) BT
10 6 (1.14%) Intel Security
11 5 (0.95%) Borland
12 4 (0.76%) EMC
12 4 (0.76%) Pega
13 3 (0.57%) HEAT Software
13 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.38%) FactSet
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