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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 322 332 315
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 325 351 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.77% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.92% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 237 287 274
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 75 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Harrow +7 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith -5 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £30,500 -
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 360 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (38.45%) QA
3 196 (29.21%) Finance
4 192 (28.61%) Selenium
5 165 (24.59%) Test Automation
6 132 (19.67%) Test Scripting
7 129 (19.23%) Java
8 125 (18.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 115 (17.14%) Banking
10 113 (16.84%) E-Commerce
11 110 (16.39%) Scrum
12 109 (16.24%) BDD
13 108 (16.10%) Test Management
14 105 (15.65%) SQL
15 104 (15.50%) TDD
16 98 (14.61%) Performance Testing
17 94 (14.01%) ISEB
17 94 (14.01%) Waterfall
18 88 (13.11%) WebDriver
19 85 (12.67%) ISTQB
20 84 (12.52%) Retail
20 84 (12.52%) Automated Testing
21 83 (12.37%) C#
22 75 (11.18%) Project Management
23 74 (11.03%) Cucumber
24 73 (10.88%) Software Testing
25 71 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
26 69 (10.28%) Windows
27 68 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
28 67 (9.99%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (1.94%) IIS
2 9 (1.34%) Apache
3 7 (1.04%) Node.js
4 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.75%) WordPress
5 5 (0.75%) Confluence
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.45%) JBoss
6 3 (0.45%) SAS
6 3 (0.45%) CMS
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.34%) MS Project
3 6 (0.89%) MS Office
4 5 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.60%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.45%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.30%) Summit
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) GitHub
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.58%) Internet
2 19 (2.83%) HTTP
3 3 (0.45%) SMS
3 3 (0.45%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) LAN
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.19%) Big Data
4 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.60%) Informix
7 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 192 (28.61%) Selenium
2 88 (13.11%) WebDriver
3 74 (11.03%) Cucumber
4 67 (9.99%) LoadRunner
5 61 (9.09%) JIRA
6 48 (7.15%) SoapUI
7 47 (7.00%) JMeter
8 46 (6.86%) JUnit
8 46 (6.86%) QuickTest Pro
9 42 (6.26%) TeamCity
10 38 (5.66%) TestNG
11 37 (5.51%) Jenkins
11 37 (5.51%) SpecFlow
12 32 (4.77%) Git (software)
13 26 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (3.87%) JBehave
13 26 (3.87%) Hudson
14 22 (3.28%) Fiddler
15 21 (3.13%) NUnit
16 19 (2.83%) Bugzilla
General
1 196 (29.21%) Finance
2 115 (17.14%) Banking
3 84 (12.52%) Retail
4 32 (4.77%) Marketing
5 31 (4.62%) Advertising
6 25 (3.73%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.79%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.19%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.04%) Law
11 6 (0.89%) Publishing
11 6 (0.89%) Games
11 6 (0.89%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Front Office
13 4 (0.60%) Billing
13 4 (0.60%) French Language
13 4 (0.60%) German Language
13 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 176 (26.23%) Analyst
2 162 (24.14%) Test Manager
3 97 (14.46%) Test Analyst
4 70 (10.43%) Tester
5 58 (8.64%) Test Leader
6 42 (6.26%) Consultant
7 41 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
7 41 (6.11%) Test Engineer
8 39 (5.81%) QA Analyst
9 29 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 27 (4.02%) Test Consultant
10 27 (4.02%) QA Engineer
11 23 (3.43%) Architect
11 23 (3.43%) Automation Tester
12 22 (3.28%) Software Tester
13 19 (2.83%) Developer
14 17 (2.53%) Team Leader
15 16 (2.38%) E-Commerce Specialist
16 15 (2.24%) QA Tester
16 15 (2.24%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.90%) Web Services
2 52 (7.75%) XML
3 48 (7.15%) .NET
4 24 (3.58%) SOAP
5 21 (3.13%) HTML
6 19 (2.83%) Gherkin
7 16 (2.38%) REST
7 16 (2.38%) CSS
8 14 (2.09%) ASP.NET
9 13 (1.94%) Middleware
9 13 (1.94%) JSON
10 7 (1.04%) jQuery
11 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.75%) COM
12 5 (0.75%) WCF
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.60%) RESTful
14 3 (0.45%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.45%) HTML5
14 3 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.96%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.47%) Open Source
4 28 (4.17%) Social Media
5 23 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.28%) User Experience
7 16 (2.38%) Blog
8 14 (2.09%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (1.94%) W3C
10 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.19%) EPoS
11 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.19%) Statistics
12 7 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.89%) GIS
13 6 (0.89%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.75%) Online Games
15 3 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.28%) Windows
2 51 (7.60%) Linux
3 27 (4.02%) UNIX
4 23 (3.43%) Solaris
5 12 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Vista
7 8 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.89%) Android
9 3 (0.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (24.59%) Test Automation
3 132 (19.67%) Test Scripting
4 125 (18.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 113 (16.84%) E-Commerce
6 110 (16.39%) Scrum
7 109 (16.24%) BDD
8 108 (16.10%) Test Management
9 104 (15.50%) TDD
10 98 (14.61%) Performance Testing
11 94 (14.01%) Waterfall
12 84 (12.52%) Automated Testing
13 75 (11.18%) Project Management
14 73 (10.88%) Software Testing
15 68 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (9.99%) Manual Testing
17 56 (8.35%) Regression Testing
18 54 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
19 53 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (7.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (19.23%) Java
2 105 (15.65%) SQL
3 83 (12.37%) C#
4 48 (7.15%) Ruby
5 46 (6.86%) Perl
6 45 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 20 (2.98%) Python
8 14 (2.09%) C++
9 10 (1.49%) Scala
9 10 (1.49%) C
10 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.89%) PHP
12 4 (0.60%) Groovy
12 4 (0.60%) Clojure
13 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.30%) VB
13 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.15%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 94 (14.01%) ISEB
2 85 (12.67%) ISTQB
3 54 (8.05%) Degree
4 42 (6.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.53%) PMP
7 17 (2.53%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.89%) HND
10 5 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MBA
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (38.45%) QA
2 13 (1.94%) WCAG
3 5 (0.75%) EMIR
4 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.60%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 63 (9.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.60%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.45%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) nmon
Vendors
1 63 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.09%) HP
3 38 (5.66%) Oracle
4 16 (2.38%) ATG
5 14 (2.09%) IBM
6 10 (1.49%) Green Hat
7 8 (1.19%) webMethods
7 8 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.75%) Splunk
8 5 (0.75%) Capita
9 4 (0.60%) Omniture
9 4 (0.60%) Google
9 4 (0.60%) CA
9 4 (0.60%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.60%) Remedy
9 4 (0.60%) SAP
10 3 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.45%) Adobe
10 3 (0.45%) BT
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 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: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago