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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 391 346 362
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 269 346 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.97% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 230 252 253
Average salary £55,908 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.65% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
35920 35617 37447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.84% 85.70% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30668 29923 30305
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +43 63 £63,750 +6.25% 6
Hammersmith - 5 £60,000 - 1
Harrow - 2 £52,500 -
Feltham -3 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 342 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (54.52%) QA
3 202 (32.58%) Test Automation
4 189 (30.48%) Finance
5 176 (28.39%) Degree
6 168 (27.10%) Test Scripting
7 156 (25.16%) SQL
8 154 (24.84%) Selenium
9 121 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 120 (19.35%) C#
10 120 (19.35%) Java
11 114 (18.39%) ISEB
12 109 (17.58%) Test Management
13 107 (17.26%) Scrum
14 99 (15.97%) Banking
15 96 (15.48%) BDD
16 94 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
17 91 (14.68%) ISTQB
18 90 (14.52%) Defect Management
19 89 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
20 87 (14.03%) SDLC
21 82 (13.23%) Manual Testing
22 81 (13.06%) .NET
23 79 (12.74%) JIRA
24 78 (12.58%) Functional Testing
25 76 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
26 75 (12.10%) Project Management
26 75 (12.10%) Automated Testing
27 74 (11.94%) Microsoft
28 73 (11.77%) TDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (5.48%) IIS
2 9 (1.45%) SAS
2 9 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.97%) Confluence
3 6 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.97%) WordPress
4 5 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.16%) MQSI
5 1 (0.16%) MTS
5 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.35%) MS Office
3 16 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.48%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.32%) Summit
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.52%) SaaS
2 9 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.29%) Force.com
4 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.71%) Internet
2 22 (3.55%) Network Security
3 17 (2.74%) HTTP
4 8 (1.29%) INAP
4 8 (1.29%) M3UA
4 8 (1.29%) RANAP
4 8 (1.29%) SCCP
4 8 (1.29%) SCTP
4 8 (1.29%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (1.29%) SMPP
4 8 (1.29%) TCAP
4 8 (1.29%) VoIP
5 7 (1.13%) Intranet
6 5 (0.81%) 2G
6 5 (0.81%) 3G
6 5 (0.81%) 4G
7 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) Extranet
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.77%) Relational Database
1 42 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.74%) Big Data
4 9 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (1.29%) OLTP
6 5 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.65%) GIS
7 4 (0.65%) MySQL
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.48%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.48%) QlikView
8 3 (0.48%) Redis
9 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) DataStage
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 154 (24.84%) Selenium
2 79 (12.74%) JIRA
3 72 (11.61%) Cucumber
4 60 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 58 (9.35%) Git (software)
5 58 (9.35%) SpecFlow
6 52 (8.39%) Jenkins
7 51 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (7.26%) Visual Studio
9 41 (6.61%) Subversion
10 38 (6.13%) HP UFT
11 28 (4.52%) JMeter
11 28 (4.52%) JUnit
12 22 (3.55%) WATIR
13 20 (3.23%) NUnit
14 19 (3.06%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.90%) LoadRunner
16 16 (2.58%) SoapUI
17 13 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
17 13 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 189 (30.48%) Finance
2 99 (15.97%) Banking
3 52 (8.39%) Retail
4 46 (7.42%) Law
5 28 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.87%) Manufacturing
7 20 (3.23%) Front Office
8 17 (2.74%) Marketing
9 14 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.26%) Legal
10 13 (2.10%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.61%) Games
11 10 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.29%) Back Office
13 6 (0.97%) Automotive
14 5 (0.81%) Electronics
14 5 (0.81%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (20.32%) Test Manager
2 125 (20.16%) Analyst
3 84 (13.55%) Test Analyst
4 74 (11.94%) Tester
5 70 (11.29%) QA Engineer
6 63 (10.16%) Consultant
7 60 (9.68%) Test Leader
8 43 (6.94%) Developer
9 41 (6.61%) Head of QA
10 39 (6.29%) Head of Test
11 38 (6.13%) QA Manager
12 37 (5.97%) Test Engineer
13 32 (5.16%) QA Analyst
13 32 (5.16%) Security Consultant
14 31 (5.00%) Programme Manager
14 31 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
14 31 (5.00%) QA Tester
14 31 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
15 30 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
15 30 (4.84%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.06%) .NET
2 43 (6.94%) XML
3 40 (6.45%) JSON
4 36 (5.81%) Web Services
5 32 (5.16%) HTML
6 31 (5.00%) SOAP
7 23 (3.71%) Gherkin
8 18 (2.90%) Middleware
8 18 (2.90%) Visualforce
9 16 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (2.58%) HTML5
10 15 (2.42%) RESTful
11 13 (2.10%) jQuery
12 10 (1.61%) CSS
13 8 (1.29%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.29%) Apache Flex
13 8 (1.29%) CSS3
13 8 (1.29%) JavaFX
13 8 (1.29%) REST
14 6 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 30 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (4.52%) Mathematics
7 27 (4.35%) Derivative
8 23 (3.71%) Fixed Income
9 22 (3.55%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.58%) Physics
11 14 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (1.94%) Equities
13 12 (1.94%) iPhone
14 11 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.77%) Statistics
15 9 (1.45%) Credit Risk
16 8 (1.29%) Digital Media
16 8 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
16 8 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.58%) Unix
1 47 (7.58%) Windows
2 42 (6.77%) Linux
3 18 (2.90%) Android
3 18 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.61%) AIX
4 10 (1.61%) Solaris
5 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (32.58%) Test Automation
3 168 (27.10%) Test Scripting
4 121 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 109 (17.58%) Test Management
6 107 (17.26%) Scrum
7 96 (15.48%) BDD
8 90 (14.52%) Defect Management
9 89 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (14.03%) SDLC
11 82 (13.23%) Manual Testing
12 78 (12.58%) Functional Testing
13 76 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (12.10%) Automated Testing
14 75 (12.10%) Project Management
15 73 (11.77%) Performance Testing
15 73 (11.77%) TDD
16 72 (11.61%) Software Testing
17 70 (11.29%) Regression Testing
18 64 (10.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 156 (25.16%) SQL
2 120 (19.35%) C#
2 120 (19.35%) Java
3 42 (6.77%) Python
4 39 (6.29%) Ruby
5 26 (4.19%) PHP
6 18 (2.90%) Apex Code
6 18 (2.90%) C
7 17 (2.74%) Scala
8 15 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.10%) C++
10 13 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.61%) Groovy
12 9 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.97%) Perl
14 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.16%) F#
16 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (28.39%) Degree
2 114 (18.39%) ISEB
3 91 (14.68%) ISTQB
4 38 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (5.16%) CISSP
5 32 (5.16%) IISP
6 27 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 25 (4.03%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (54.52%) QA
2 35 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.65%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.26%) MiFID
5 13 (2.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (2.10%) EMIR
6 4 (0.65%) SDET
7 3 (0.48%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.48%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.48%) SLA
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) Firmware
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (3.87%) SCCM
3 21 (3.39%) QRadar
4 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.74%) HP
3 42 (6.77%) Oracle
4 34 (5.48%) SAP
5 32 (5.16%) Splunk
6 31 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 21 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.45%) Rally
9 8 (1.29%) InterSystems
10 6 (0.97%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.81%) Agilent
11 5 (0.81%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.65%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.65%) Google
12 4 (0.65%) IBM
12 4 (0.65%) Murex
13 3 (0.48%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.48%) VMware
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
The People Network
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 25% Bonus, Pension, Car, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 12 days ago
Twickenham
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago