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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 393 296 346
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +50
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 272 376 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.05% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 196 293 252
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £34,004
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39863 35948 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.61% 81.38% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33126 29826 35485
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 11 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 11 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 +19 78 £52,000 -0.95% 12
Croydon -1 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Canary Wharf +1 4 £60,000 -20.00%
Ealing +11 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Docklands, London +3 2 £49,000 -44.00%
Hammersmith -7 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 319 (49.00%) QA
2 262 (40.25%) Finance
3 248 (38.10%) Selenium
4 212 (32.57%) Test Scripting
5 183 (28.11%) SQL
6 182 (27.96%) Test Automation
7 148 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 137 (21.04%) ISEB
9 132 (20.28%) Scrum
9 132 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (20.28%) Degree
10 129 (19.82%) Performance Testing
11 120 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 118 (18.13%) .NET
12 118 (18.13%) C#
13 110 (16.90%) QuickTest Pro
14 107 (16.44%) Test Management
15 103 (15.82%) E-Commerce
16 93 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
17 92 (14.13%) WebDriver
18 91 (13.98%) HP
19 89 (13.67%) Microsoft
19 89 (13.67%) Java
20 85 (13.06%) Regression Testing
21 80 (12.29%) TDD
22 78 (11.98%) User Stories
23 74 (11.37%) Automation Testing
24 73 (11.21%) BDD
25 71 (10.91%) Cucumber
25 71 (10.91%) Banking

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 19 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.15%) LiveLink
4 6 (0.92%) Confluence
5 4 (0.61%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.61%) CMS
6 3 (0.46%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.08%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) PaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.99%) Internet
2 18 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.61%) HTTP
4 16 (2.46%) LAN
4 16 (2.46%) WAN
5 15 (2.30%) Firewall
6 12 (1.84%) MPLS
7 11 (1.69%) BGP
7 11 (1.69%) Network Security
7 11 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.69%) VPN
7 11 (1.69%) IPsec
8 8 (1.23%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.77%) SSL
9 5 (0.77%) DNS
9 5 (0.77%) LDAP
10 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.15%) DHCP
11 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.54%) MySQL
6 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 248 (38.10%) Selenium
2 110 (16.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 92 (14.13%) WebDriver
4 71 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 65 (9.98%) Visual Studio
6 60 (9.22%) JIRA
7 40 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (6.14%) LoadRunner
8 39 (5.99%) TestComplete
9 33 (5.07%) WinRunner
10 32 (4.92%) SoapUI
11 29 (4.45%) SpecFlow
11 29 (4.45%) JMeter
12 27 (4.15%) NUnit
12 27 (4.15%) Subversion
12 27 (4.15%) JUnit
12 27 (4.15%) Jenkins
13 25 (3.84%) FitNesse
14 24 (3.69%) Bugzilla
15 20 (3.07%) Maven
General
1 262 (40.25%) Finance
2 71 (10.91%) Banking
3 64 (9.83%) Retail
4 27 (4.15%) Marketing
5 22 (3.38%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.07%) Publishing
6 20 (3.07%) Games
7 19 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.69%) Billing
8 11 (1.69%) Front Office
9 4 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.31%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (26.73%) Analyst
2 139 (21.35%) Test Manager
3 109 (16.74%) Test Analyst
4 87 (13.36%) Test Engineer
5 79 (12.14%) Tester
6 67 (10.29%) Consultant
7 65 (9.98%) QA Engineer
8 60 (9.22%) QA Analyst
9 55 (8.45%) Automation Engineer
10 45 (6.91%) Test Leader
11 44 (6.76%) Test Consultant
12 39 (5.99%) QA Automation Engineer
13 36 (5.53%) Business Analyst
13 36 (5.53%) Automation Tester
14 31 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
15 30 (4.61%) Automation Test Analyst
16 28 (4.30%) Developer
17 24 (3.69%) Programme Manager
18 22 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
19 21 (3.23%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (18.13%) .NET
2 52 (7.99%) SOAP
3 48 (7.37%) Web Services
3 48 (7.37%) Gherkin
4 35 (5.38%) REST
5 30 (4.61%) .NET Framework
6 25 (3.84%) XML
7 18 (2.76%) CSS
8 17 (2.61%) HTML
9 15 (2.30%) RESTful
10 14 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.23%) JSON
12 6 (0.92%) Middleware
12 6 (0.92%) JSF
13 4 (0.61%) LAMP
13 4 (0.61%) WSDL
13 4 (0.61%) Apache Flex
13 4 (0.61%) WCF
13 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.61%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 54 (8.29%) Open Source
3 36 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.53%) Client/Server
4 29 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.69%) Statistics
10 10 (1.54%) Derivative
11 9 (1.38%) Online Banking
11 9 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
11 9 (1.38%) Online Games
12 6 (0.92%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.92%) Equities
13 5 (0.77%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.91%) Linux
2 41 (6.30%) Windows
3 39 (5.99%) UNIX
4 31 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.61%) Android
6 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (32.57%) Test Scripting
2 182 (27.96%) Test Automation
3 148 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 132 (20.28%) Scrum
4 132 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (19.82%) Performance Testing
6 120 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 107 (16.44%) Test Management
8 103 (15.82%) E-Commerce
9 85 (13.06%) Regression Testing
10 80 (12.29%) TDD
11 78 (11.98%) User Stories
12 74 (11.37%) Automation Testing
13 73 (11.21%) BDD
14 68 (10.45%) Integration Testing
15 59 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (8.91%) Project Management
17 55 (8.45%) Software Testing
18 54 (8.29%) Manual Testing
19 51 (7.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (28.11%) SQL
2 118 (18.13%) C#
3 89 (13.67%) Java
4 34 (5.22%) T-SQL
5 32 (4.92%) PHP
6 30 (4.61%) VB
7 29 (4.45%) Python
8 26 (3.99%) Ruby
9 24 (3.69%) C++
10 23 (3.53%) VBScript
11 20 (3.07%) Perl
12 16 (2.46%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.00%) C
13 13 (2.00%) Tcl
14 10 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.23%) Scala
16 5 (0.77%) Groovy
17 2 (0.31%) XQuery
18 1 (0.15%) VBA
18 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (21.04%) ISEB
2 132 (20.28%) Degree
3 59 (9.06%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.07%) CCNP
5 13 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.69%) CCSE
7 10 (1.54%) CISM
7 10 (1.54%) CISSP
8 8 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.08%) CCNA
10 6 (0.92%) HND
10 6 (0.92%) CCDE
11 5 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.46%) CCDP
13 1 (0.15%) PMP
13 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CISA
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (49.00%) QA
2 5 (0.77%) COBIT
3 3 (0.46%) Basel III
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 93 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (13.98%) HP
2 89 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.92%) Oracle
4 16 (2.46%) IBM
5 14 (2.15%) SAP
6 13 (2.00%) Cognos
7 11 (1.69%) Cisco
7 11 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 9 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.77%) BMC
9 5 (0.77%) Remedy
9 5 (0.77%) SimCorp
9 5 (0.77%) FrontRange
9 5 (0.77%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.77%) Green Hat
10 4 (0.61%) RIMES
10 4 (0.61%) Charles River
10 4 (0.61%) Sun
11 3 (0.46%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.46%) Google
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension= £100K Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, gym, health care
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary & Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Ealing
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £301 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago