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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 375 287 362
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +75
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 277 376 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.04% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 202 293 261
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 £33,893
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39302 36068 41200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.58% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32636 29824 35689
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +8 81 £52,500 -1.86% 16
Canary Wharf +10 5 £60,000 -20.00%
Croydon -3 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Ealing +11 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Docklands, London +2 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 22 July 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.

1 310 (48.74%) QA
2 252 (39.62%) Finance
3 239 (37.58%) Selenium
4 206 (32.39%) Test Scripting
5 181 (28.46%) Test Automation
6 171 (26.89%) SQL
7 140 (22.01%) ISEB
8 138 (21.70%) Automated Testing
9 133 (20.91%) Scrum
9 133 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (20.44%) Performance Testing
11 126 (19.81%) Degree
12 118 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 118 (18.55%) .NET
13 117 (18.40%) C#
14 108 (16.98%) E-Commerce
14 108 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
15 105 (16.51%) Test Management
16 91 (14.31%) WebDriver
17 90 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
18 87 (13.68%) Java
19 86 (13.52%) HP
19 86 (13.52%) Regression Testing
20 84 (13.21%) Microsoft
21 78 (12.26%) TDD
22 77 (12.11%) User Stories
23 74 (11.64%) Automation Testing
24 72 (11.32%) BDD
25 71 (11.16%) Integration Testing
25 71 (11.16%) Banking

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (2.67%) Tomcat
1 17 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.73%) LiveLink
3 6 (0.94%) Confluence
4 4 (0.63%) CMS
4 4 (0.63%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.47%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.09%) Internet
2 16 (2.52%) HTTP
2 16 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.52%) LAN
2 16 (2.52%) WAN
3 15 (2.36%) Firewall
4 12 (1.89%) MPLS
5 11 (1.73%) VPN
5 11 (1.73%) BGP
5 11 (1.73%) IPsec
5 11 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (1.73%) Network Security
6 8 (1.26%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.94%) SSL
8 5 (0.79%) DNS
8 5 (0.79%) LDAP
9 3 (0.47%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.31%) NAS
10 2 (0.31%) LTE
10 2 (0.31%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.42%) MySQL
5 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (37.58%) Selenium
2 108 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 91 (14.31%) WebDriver
4 69 (10.85%) Cucumber
5 64 (10.06%) Visual Studio
5 64 (10.06%) JIRA
6 43 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (6.45%) LoadRunner
8 35 (5.50%) TestComplete
9 31 (4.87%) SoapUI
10 30 (4.72%) SpecFlow
10 30 (4.72%) JMeter
11 27 (4.25%) WinRunner
11 27 (4.25%) Subversion
12 26 (4.09%) NUnit
13 25 (3.93%) Jenkins
13 25 (3.93%) JUnit
14 24 (3.77%) Bugzilla
15 21 (3.30%) FitNesse
16 20 (3.14%) Hudson
General
1 252 (39.62%) Finance
2 71 (11.16%) Banking
3 67 (10.53%) Retail
4 29 (4.56%) Marketing
5 21 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.14%) Games
6 20 (3.14%) Publishing
7 11 (1.73%) Billing
8 9 (1.42%) Front Office
9 4 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.31%) International Banking
11 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 168 (26.42%) Analyst
2 133 (20.91%) Test Manager
3 102 (16.04%) Test Analyst
4 85 (13.36%) Test Engineer
5 70 (11.01%) Tester
6 65 (10.22%) Consultant
7 61 (9.59%) QA Engineer
8 55 (8.65%) QA Analyst
9 53 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
10 45 (7.08%) Test Consultant
11 39 (6.13%) Test Leader
12 38 (5.97%) Business Analyst
13 36 (5.66%) QA Automation Engineer
14 33 (5.19%) Automation Tester
15 28 (4.40%) Automation Analyst
16 27 (4.25%) Automation Test Analyst
16 27 (4.25%) Developer
17 24 (3.77%) Programme Manager
18 23 (3.62%) Programme Test Manager
19 21 (3.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (18.55%) .NET
2 49 (7.70%) SOAP
3 48 (7.55%) Gherkin
4 44 (6.92%) Web Services
5 33 (5.19%) REST
6 28 (4.40%) .NET Framework
7 23 (3.62%) XML
8 18 (2.83%) CSS
9 16 (2.52%) HTML
9 16 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 13 (2.04%) RESTful
11 7 (1.10%) JSON
12 6 (0.94%) JSF
12 6 (0.94%) Middleware
13 5 (0.79%) WCF
14 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.63%) Apache CXF
14 4 (0.63%) LAMP
14 4 (0.63%) WSDL
15 3 (0.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.49%) Open Source
2 53 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.50%) Client/Server
3 35 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.14%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.73%) Derivative
8 11 (1.73%) Statistics
9 10 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (1.57%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.42%) Online Games
11 8 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.94%) Equities
14 5 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.65%) Linux
2 40 (6.29%) UNIX
3 39 (6.13%) Windows
4 27 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.09%) Android
6 5 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (32.39%) Test Scripting
2 181 (28.46%) Test Automation
3 138 (21.70%) Automated Testing
4 133 (20.91%) Scrum
4 133 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (20.44%) Performance Testing
6 118 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 108 (16.98%) E-Commerce
8 105 (16.51%) Test Management
9 86 (13.52%) Regression Testing
10 78 (12.26%) TDD
11 77 (12.11%) User Stories
12 74 (11.64%) Automation Testing
13 72 (11.32%) BDD
14 71 (11.16%) Integration Testing
15 59 (9.28%) Project Management
16 56 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (8.65%) Software Testing
18 52 (8.18%) Manual Testing
19 50 (7.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (26.89%) SQL
2 117 (18.40%) C#
3 87 (13.68%) Java
4 32 (5.03%) PHP
5 31 (4.87%) T-SQL
6 29 (4.56%) VB
7 28 (4.40%) Python
8 27 (4.25%) Ruby
9 23 (3.62%) C++
10 22 (3.46%) VBScript
11 21 (3.30%) Perl
12 16 (2.52%) JavaScript
13 14 (2.20%) C
14 12 (1.89%) Tcl
14 12 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.26%) Scala
16 4 (0.63%) Groovy
17 2 (0.31%) XQuery
18 1 (0.16%) VBA
18 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (22.01%) ISEB
2 126 (19.81%) Degree
3 68 (10.69%) ISTQB
4 31 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (3.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 20 (3.14%) CCNP
6 20 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.73%) CCSE
9 10 (1.57%) CISM
9 10 (1.57%) CISSP
10 8 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (1.10%) CCNA
12 6 (0.94%) CCDE
13 5 (0.79%) HND
13 5 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.47%) CCDP
14 3 (0.47%) Brainbench
15 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (48.74%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) COBIT
3 3 (0.47%) Basel III
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) FATCA
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 90 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (13.52%) HP
2 84 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.87%) Oracle
4 15 (2.36%) SAP
5 14 (2.20%) IBM
6 11 (1.73%) Cisco
6 11 (1.73%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.26%) Cognos
9 5 (0.79%) Remedy
9 5 (0.79%) BMC
9 5 (0.79%) SimCorp
9 5 (0.79%) FrontRange
9 5 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.79%) Green Hat
10 4 (0.63%) RIMES
10 4 (0.63%) Sun
10 4 (0.63%) Charles River
11 3 (0.47%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.47%) Google
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volt
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + £5400 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary & Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago