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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 321 383 311
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -72
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 361 285 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.61% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.73% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 301 205 303
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +30 81 £70,000 +33.33% 8
Chiswick -2 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Croydon - 3 £39,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £52,500 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £100,000 +104.08% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £37,500 -
Harrow - 2 £57,500 -
Feltham - 1 £75,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £72,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £57,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 314 (47.58%) QA
2 312 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (38.94%) Finance
4 233 (35.30%) Selenium
5 183 (27.73%) Test Automation
6 180 (27.27%) Java
7 176 (26.67%) SQL
8 167 (25.30%) Test Scripting
9 128 (19.39%) Performance Testing
10 127 (19.24%) C#
11 124 (18.79%) Degree
12 123 (18.64%) SDLC
13 122 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
14 121 (18.33%) BDD
15 116 (17.58%) Scrum
16 104 (15.76%) Automated Testing
17 99 (15.00%) ISEB
18 93 (14.09%) .NET
19 92 (13.94%) User Acceptance Testing
20 88 (13.33%) Cucumber
21 84 (12.73%) Test Management
22 80 (12.12%) Microsoft
23 79 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
24 78 (11.82%) Banking
25 74 (11.21%) Project Management
26 73 (11.06%) Manual Testing
27 71 (10.76%) Regression Testing
28 69 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
29 67 (10.15%) TDD
29 67 (10.15%) Oracle

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.03%) IIS
3 16 (2.42%) WordPress
4 10 (1.52%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) JBoss
6 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 4 (0.61%) Node.js
7 3 (0.45%) SAS
7 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.94%) MS Office
3 12 (1.82%) MS Project
4 7 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) Primavera
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.82%) SaaS
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.18%) Internet
2 17 (2.58%) HTTP
3 14 (2.12%) Intranet
4 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.61%) Firewall
5 4 (0.61%) Network Security
6 3 (0.45%) Multicast
6 3 (0.45%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) UMTS
7 2 (0.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.30%) RTP
7 2 (0.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
8 1 (0.15%) SS7
8 1 (0.15%) SCCP
8 1 (0.15%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.18%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.58%) MySQL
4 15 (2.27%) Big Data
5 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.91%) Star Schema
9 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.61%) MS Access
9 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 233 (35.30%) Selenium
2 88 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 66 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 65 (9.85%) FitNesse
5 63 (9.55%) SoapUI
6 60 (9.09%) JMeter
7 53 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (7.58%) JIRA
9 49 (7.42%) HP UFT
10 46 (6.97%) JUnit
11 43 (6.52%) Visual Studio
12 42 (6.36%) Jenkins
13 40 (6.06%) LoadRunner
14 33 (5.00%) NUnit
15 30 (4.55%) SpecFlow
16 28 (4.24%) Git (software)
17 23 (3.48%) Subversion
17 23 (3.48%) TeamCity
18 17 (2.58%) WATIR
19 14 (2.12%) TestNG
General
1 257 (38.94%) Finance
2 78 (11.82%) Banking
3 40 (6.06%) Retail
4 25 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.48%) Law
6 14 (2.12%) Marketing
7 13 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.67%) Games
9 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.21%) Front Office
11 7 (1.06%) Advertising
12 6 (0.91%) Publishing
12 6 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.91%) Back Office
12 6 (0.91%) Legal
13 5 (0.76%) Billing
14 4 (0.61%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 148 (22.42%) Test Manager
2 145 (21.97%) Analyst
3 87 (13.18%) Test Leader
4 73 (11.06%) Test Analyst
5 61 (9.24%) Tester
6 53 (8.03%) Consultant
7 43 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 43 (6.52%) QA Engineer
8 38 (5.76%) Test Engineer
9 37 (5.61%) Developer
10 33 (5.00%) QA Leader
11 31 (4.70%) QA Manager
11 31 (4.70%) QA Analyst
11 31 (4.70%) Senior QA Engineer
12 27 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (4.09%) Test Consultant
13 22 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
14 21 (3.18%) Senior Tester
15 17 (2.58%) IT Security Consultant
15 17 (2.58%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.09%) .NET
2 65 (9.85%) Web Services
3 61 (9.24%) SOAP
4 39 (5.91%) Gherkin
5 36 (5.45%) HTML
6 35 (5.30%) XML
7 26 (3.94%) REST
8 20 (3.03%) JSON
9 19 (2.88%) jQuery
9 19 (2.88%) Spring
10 17 (2.58%) Apache CXF
10 17 (2.58%) RESTful
11 16 (2.42%) CSS3
11 16 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
11 16 (2.42%) CSS
11 16 (2.42%) HTML5
12 11 (1.67%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.52%) Middleware
13 10 (1.52%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.85%) User Experience
4 26 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.27%) Derivative
9 13 (1.97%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.97%) Data Conversion
10 12 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.21%) Statistics
12 6 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
12 6 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.76%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.76%) Social Media
13 5 (0.76%) GIS
13 5 (0.76%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.88%) Windows
2 43 (6.52%) Linux
3 42 (6.36%) UNIX
4 13 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.67%) AIX
5 11 (1.67%) Solaris
6 9 (1.36%) Android
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (27.73%) Test Automation
3 167 (25.30%) Test Scripting
4 128 (19.39%) Performance Testing
5 123 (18.64%) SDLC
6 121 (18.33%) BDD
7 116 (17.58%) Scrum
8 104 (15.76%) Automated Testing
9 92 (13.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 84 (12.73%) Test Management
11 79 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (11.21%) Project Management
13 73 (11.06%) Manual Testing
14 71 (10.76%) Regression Testing
15 69 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 67 (10.15%) TDD
16 67 (10.15%) Integration Testing
17 66 (10.00%) User Stories
18 62 (9.39%) E-Commerce
19 61 (9.24%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (27.27%) Java
2 176 (26.67%) SQL
3 127 (19.24%) C#
4 39 (5.91%) T-SQL
5 37 (5.61%) Ruby
6 31 (4.70%) JavaScript
7 25 (3.79%) PHP
8 23 (3.48%) C
9 14 (2.12%) Python
10 11 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.52%) Perl
12 8 (1.21%) C++
13 7 (1.06%) Groovy
14 6 (0.91%) Scala
15 5 (0.76%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.30%) VBA
17 2 (0.30%) Clojure
18 1 (0.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 124 (18.79%) Degree
2 99 (15.00%) ISEB
3 60 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 49 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (6.21%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.30%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.88%) CISSP
8 8 (1.21%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) ACCA
9 3 (0.45%) CIMA
9 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.30%) MBA
10 2 (0.30%) CISA
11 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (47.58%) QA
2 20 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 3 (0.45%) WCAG
6 2 (0.30%) MiFID
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) GxP
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) EMIR
6 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.76%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.15%) Oracle
3 55 (8.33%) HP
4 29 (4.39%) SAP
5 19 (2.88%) Splunk
6 15 (2.27%) ArcSight
7 12 (1.82%) VMware
8 11 (1.67%) Telerik
9 7 (1.06%) IBM
10 6 (0.91%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.76%) Remedy
12 4 (0.61%) Capita
12 4 (0.61%) FrontRange
12 4 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.45%) Marketo
13 3 (0.45%) ATG
13 3 (0.45%) Cognos
13 3 (0.45%) Citrix
14 2 (0.30%) Cognizant
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75k - £90k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-90K
Posted: Yesterday
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus (10%+) + shares + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 100K + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago