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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 361 355 295
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -60
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 304 351 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.86% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 220 287 282
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £39,040 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
37831 40766 37429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.73% 83.73% 82.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31559 33399 31216
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 April 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 +11 65 £57,500 +8.49% 12
Wimbledon - 9 £43,750 -
Harrow +12 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £30,500 -12.85%
Hammersmith -7 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 350 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (41.25%) QA
3 199 (30.29%) Selenium
4 197 (29.98%) Finance
5 159 (24.20%) Test Automation
6 146 (22.22%) Java
7 130 (19.79%) Test Scripting
8 122 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 121 (18.42%) SQL
10 110 (16.74%) Scrum
10 110 (16.74%) Performance Testing
11 109 (16.59%) Test Management
11 109 (16.59%) Banking
12 107 (16.29%) E-Commerce
12 107 (16.29%) BDD
13 98 (14.92%) TDD
14 95 (14.46%) Automated Testing
14 95 (14.46%) Waterfall
15 93 (14.16%) C#
16 90 (13.70%) ISEB
17 86 (13.09%) WebDriver
18 80 (12.18%) Cucumber
19 79 (12.02%) Project Management
20 74 (11.26%) Manual Testing
21 72 (10.96%) ISTQB
21 72 (10.96%) Retail
22 70 (10.65%) Windows
23 69 (10.50%) LoadRunner
24 66 (10.05%) Microsoft
25 65 (9.89%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.83%) IIS
3 10 (1.52%) Apache
4 9 (1.37%) WordPress
5 7 (1.07%) Confluence
5 7 (1.07%) Node.js
6 6 (0.91%) JBoss
7 5 (0.76%) CMS
8 3 (0.46%) SAS
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.37%) MS Project
2 9 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.30%) Summit
9 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.61%) GitHub
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.41%) Internet
2 17 (2.59%) HTTP
3 7 (1.07%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) SMS
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) Multicast
6 1 (0.15%) SS7
6 1 (0.15%) SCCP
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.28%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.61%) Informix
5 4 (0.61%) Big Data
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 199 (30.29%) Selenium
2 86 (13.09%) WebDriver
3 80 (12.18%) Cucumber
4 69 (10.50%) LoadRunner
5 59 (8.98%) JIRA
6 55 (8.37%) JMeter
7 49 (7.46%) SoapUI
8 46 (7.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 42 (6.39%) JUnit
10 39 (5.94%) TeamCity
11 36 (5.48%) Jenkins
12 35 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (5.18%) SpecFlow
14 33 (5.02%) TestNG
15 32 (4.87%) Git (software)
16 22 (3.35%) Visual Studio
17 21 (3.20%) Hudson
18 20 (3.04%) Fiddler
19 19 (2.89%) JBehave
19 19 (2.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 197 (29.98%) Finance
2 109 (16.59%) Banking
3 72 (10.96%) Retail
4 28 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.26%) Advertising
5 26 (3.96%) Marketing
6 13 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.07%) Publishing
8 7 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (0.91%) Law
9 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Billing
11 4 (0.61%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 163 (24.81%) Analyst
2 154 (23.44%) Test Manager
3 92 (14.00%) Test Analyst
4 69 (10.50%) Tester
5 63 (9.59%) Test Leader
6 41 (6.24%) Consultant
7 38 (5.78%) Test Engineer
7 38 (5.78%) QA Analyst
8 36 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
9 31 (4.72%) QA Engineer
10 27 (4.11%) Test Consultant
11 25 (3.81%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.65%) Developer
13 22 (3.35%) Automation Tester
14 20 (3.04%) Software Tester
15 19 (2.89%) Team Leader
16 17 (2.59%) Architect
16 17 (2.59%) Lead Tester
17 14 (2.13%) QA Manager
17 14 (2.13%) E-Commerce Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.44%) .NET
2 52 (7.91%) Web Services
3 51 (7.76%) XML
4 30 (4.57%) HTML
5 28 (4.26%) SOAP
6 26 (3.96%) Gherkin
7 19 (2.89%) CSS
8 15 (2.28%) Middleware
8 15 (2.28%) JSON
9 14 (2.13%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.98%) REST
11 11 (1.67%) jQuery
12 7 (1.07%) CSS3
12 7 (1.07%) HTML5
13 6 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.91%) Spring
14 5 (0.76%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.76%) COM
14 5 (0.76%) WCF
14 5 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.54%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.11%) Open Source
5 25 (3.81%) Social Media
6 22 (3.35%) User Experience
7 16 (2.44%) Blog
8 13 (1.98%) W3C
9 11 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
10 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.07%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.91%) EPoS
14 5 (0.76%) Online Games
14 5 (0.76%) Statistics
15 4 (0.61%) Fixed Income
16 3 (0.46%) GIS
16 3 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.65%) Windows
2 45 (6.85%) Linux
3 29 (4.41%) UNIX
4 20 (3.04%) Solaris
5 12 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 8 (1.22%) Android
7 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.22%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (24.20%) Test Automation
3 130 (19.79%) Test Scripting
4 122 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 110 (16.74%) Performance Testing
5 110 (16.74%) Scrum
6 109 (16.59%) Test Management
7 107 (16.29%) BDD
7 107 (16.29%) E-Commerce
8 98 (14.92%) TDD
9 95 (14.46%) Automated Testing
9 95 (14.46%) Waterfall
10 79 (12.02%) Project Management
11 74 (11.26%) Manual Testing
12 65 (9.89%) Software Testing
13 62 (9.44%) Regression Testing
13 62 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (9.13%) Mentoring
15 56 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (22.22%) Java
2 121 (18.42%) SQL
3 93 (14.16%) C#
4 52 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 50 (7.61%) Ruby
6 41 (6.24%) Perl
7 20 (3.04%) Python
8 15 (2.28%) C++
9 13 (1.98%) PHP
10 12 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.52%) C
11 10 (1.52%) Scala
12 4 (0.61%) Groovy
12 4 (0.61%) Clojure
13 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.15%) Delphi
14 1 (0.15%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) VB
14 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (13.70%) ISEB
2 72 (10.96%) ISTQB
3 59 (8.98%) Degree
4 32 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.59%) PMP
7 17 (2.59%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.76%) HND
10 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.30%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MBA
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (41.25%) QA
2 13 (1.98%) WCAG
3 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) EMIR
4 4 (0.61%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.30%) FATCA
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (8.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.61%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.46%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) nmon
Vendors
1 66 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.22%) HP
3 50 (7.61%) Oracle
4 18 (2.74%) IBM
5 15 (2.28%) ATG
6 7 (1.07%) Green Hat
6 7 (1.07%) SAP
7 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.91%) Splunk
7 6 (0.91%) Telerik
8 5 (0.76%) Capita
8 5 (0.76%) ArcSight
8 5 (0.76%) webMethods
9 4 (0.61%) Remedy
9 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.61%) CA
9 4 (0.61%) VMware
10 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.46%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.46%) BT
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London Victoria
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum Including Excellent Renumeration P
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Thomson Reuters
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago