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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 334 402 309
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -93
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 356 291 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 288 213 297
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +23 79 £70,000 +33.33% 10
Croydon +5 6 £41,250 -13.15%
Docklands, London +5 3 £105,000 +114.28%
Wimbledon - 3 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £52,500 -
Harrow +6 2 £57,500 +76.92%
Chiswick - 2 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £57,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 316 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (44.36%) QA
3 251 (38.26%) Finance
4 220 (33.54%) Selenium
5 167 (25.46%) Test Scripting
5 167 (25.46%) Java
6 164 (25.00%) SQL
6 164 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 127 (19.36%) SDLC
8 119 (18.14%) Performance Testing
9 117 (17.84%) BDD
10 116 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
11 115 (17.53%) Scrum
12 113 (17.23%) C#
13 107 (16.31%) Degree
14 100 (15.24%) ISEB
15 99 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 93 (14.18%) Automated Testing
17 89 (13.57%) Banking
18 87 (13.26%) .NET
19 80 (12.20%) Test Management
20 78 (11.89%) Cucumber
21 76 (11.59%) E-Commerce
22 75 (11.43%) Project Management
23 71 (10.82%) Microsoft
23 71 (10.82%) Manual Testing
24 69 (10.52%) TDD
25 67 (10.21%) Oracle
26 66 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
26 66 (10.06%) Continuous Integration

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.44%) WordPress
3 14 (2.13%) IIS
4 10 (1.52%) Confluence
5 7 (1.07%) JBoss
6 5 (0.76%) Node.js
7 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.61%) CMS
8 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.46%) Apache
8 3 (0.46%) SAS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.35%) MS Office
3 12 (1.83%) MS Project
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.91%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Veeva
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.51%) Internet
2 14 (2.13%) HTTP
2 14 (2.13%) Intranet
3 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.61%) Firewall
4 3 (0.46%) Broadband
4 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.46%) Multicast
5 2 (0.30%) Network Security
5 2 (0.30%) WAN
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
5 2 (0.30%) RTP
5 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) SS7
6 1 (0.15%) SCCP
6 1 (0.15%) LDAP
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.29%) Big Data
4 15 (2.29%) MySQL
5 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.91%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.61%) MS Access
10 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 220 (33.54%) Selenium
2 78 (11.89%) Cucumber
3 62 (9.45%) JMeter
4 61 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 57 (8.69%) FitNesse
6 55 (8.38%) SoapUI
7 49 (7.47%) JIRA
7 49 (7.47%) LoadRunner
8 44 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (6.55%) JUnit
10 42 (6.40%) HP UFT
11 37 (5.64%) Jenkins
12 35 (5.34%) Visual Studio
13 31 (4.73%) SpecFlow
14 25 (3.81%) Git (software)
15 24 (3.66%) NUnit
16 22 (3.35%) TeamCity
17 18 (2.74%) WATIR
18 17 (2.59%) TestNG
19 15 (2.29%) Subversion
General
1 251 (38.26%) Finance
2 89 (13.57%) Banking
3 51 (7.77%) Retail
4 28 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.66%) Marketing
6 16 (2.44%) Law
7 14 (2.13%) Advertising
8 10 (1.52%) Games
9 8 (1.22%) Front Office
9 8 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.07%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.91%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.76%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.76%) Publishing
12 5 (0.76%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 153 (23.32%) Analyst
2 148 (22.56%) Test Manager
3 83 (12.65%) Test Leader
4 82 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 50 (7.62%) Tester
6 47 (7.16%) Consultant
7 42 (6.40%) Business Analyst
8 38 (5.79%) Test Engineer
9 36 (5.49%) Developer
10 34 (5.18%) QA Engineer
11 32 (4.88%) QA Analyst
12 31 (4.73%) QA Leader
13 29 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (4.27%) Senior QA Engineer
15 26 (3.96%) QA Manager
16 25 (3.81%) Test Consultant
17 23 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
18 21 (3.20%) Senior Tester
19 17 (2.59%) Performance Test Leader
20 16 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.26%) .NET
2 55 (8.38%) Web Services
3 47 (7.16%) SOAP
4 33 (5.03%) XML
5 30 (4.57%) HTML
5 30 (4.57%) Gherkin
6 22 (3.35%) REST
7 20 (3.05%) jQuery
8 19 (2.90%) Spring
9 17 (2.59%) CSS
10 15 (2.29%) JSON
10 15 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (2.29%) CSS3
10 15 (2.29%) HTML5
11 14 (2.13%) Middleware
11 14 (2.13%) ASP.NET
12 13 (1.98%) Apache CXF
13 12 (1.83%) RESTful
14 11 (1.68%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 116 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.42%) User Experience
5 25 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.98%) Data Conversion
8 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.98%) Derivative
9 12 (1.83%) Social Media
10 11 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.52%) Blog
12 8 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (1.07%) Statistics
13 7 (1.07%) W3C
14 6 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
14 6 (0.91%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.55%) Windows
2 35 (5.34%) Linux
3 34 (5.18%) UNIX
4 10 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.22%) Solaris
6 7 (1.07%) AIX
7 6 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (25.46%) Test Scripting
3 164 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 127 (19.36%) SDLC
5 119 (18.14%) Performance Testing
6 117 (17.84%) BDD
7 115 (17.53%) Scrum
8 99 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 93 (14.18%) Automated Testing
10 80 (12.20%) Test Management
11 76 (11.59%) E-Commerce
12 75 (11.43%) Project Management
13 71 (10.82%) Manual Testing
14 69 (10.52%) TDD
15 66 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 66 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (9.60%) Waterfall
17 61 (9.30%) Regression Testing
17 61 (9.30%) User Stories
18 60 (9.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.46%) Java
2 164 (25.00%) SQL
3 113 (17.23%) C#
4 34 (5.18%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.73%) Ruby
6 29 (4.42%) T-SQL
7 22 (3.35%) PHP
8 19 (2.90%) C
9 14 (2.13%) Perl
10 11 (1.68%) Python
11 6 (0.91%) C++
12 5 (0.76%) Groovy
12 5 (0.76%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.46%) Scala
15 2 (0.30%) VBA
15 2 (0.30%) Clojure
16 1 (0.15%) XQuery
16 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (16.31%) Degree
2 100 (15.24%) ISEB
3 56 (8.54%) ISTQB
4 48 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (5.64%) Security Cleared
6 29 (4.42%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.83%) CISSP
8 10 (1.52%) PMP
8 10 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.46%) ACCA
10 3 (0.46%) CIMA
10 3 (0.46%) MBA
11 2 (0.30%) HND
11 2 (0.30%) CISA
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (44.36%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.07%) WCAG
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) GxP
5 2 (0.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.15%) nmon
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.21%) Oracle
3 51 (7.77%) HP
4 20 (3.05%) SAP
5 13 (1.98%) Splunk
6 11 (1.68%) Telerik
6 11 (1.68%) VMware
7 10 (1.52%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.37%) IBM
9 6 (0.91%) GoldenSource
9 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.76%) Remedy
10 5 (0.76%) ATG
11 4 (0.61%) Capita
11 4 (0.61%) FrontRange
11 4 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.46%) BT
12 3 (0.46%) Cognos
12 3 (0.46%) Citrix
12 3 (0.46%) Adobe
London
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Handle Bearing Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £53000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus (10%+) + shares + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Great benefits also
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: Competitive + 28 days annual leave
Posted: 12 days ago