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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 337 363 414
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +51
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 317 345 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.88% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 255 278 212
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
35272 39059 42435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.55% 87.94% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30565 32775 35242
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +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 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +50 64 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Harrow +6 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Croydon -5 1 £47,500 +20.25%
Wimbledon -17 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £33,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 335 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (44.62%) QA
3 225 (34.62%) Finance
4 181 (27.85%) Test Automation
5 176 (27.08%) Test Scripting
6 170 (26.15%) Selenium
7 166 (25.54%) Java
8 140 (21.54%) Degree
9 117 (18.00%) SQL
10 110 (16.92%) Automated Testing
10 110 (16.92%) Automation Testing
11 108 (16.62%) Cucumber
12 106 (16.31%) BDD
13 105 (16.15%) Test Management
14 102 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 101 (15.54%) Software Testing
16 95 (14.62%) Regression Testing
17 94 (14.46%) Web Services
18 90 (13.85%) Scrum
19 89 (13.69%) ISEB
19 89 (13.69%) ISTQB
19 89 (13.69%) SDLC
20 88 (13.54%) Jenkins
21 87 (13.38%) C#
22 86 (13.23%) Banking
22 86 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
24 81 (12.46%) Integration Testing
25 79 (12.15%) Project Management
25 79 (12.15%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (4.46%) IIS
2 17 (2.62%) Confluence
3 14 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Apache
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.15%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Drupal
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) MTS
Applications
1 45 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.31%) MS Office
3 19 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.85%) Mingle
4 12 (1.85%) MS Project
5 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.92%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.77%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.31%) Primavera
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.77%) GitHub
2 13 (2.00%) Force.com
3 8 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.46%) Network Security
2 10 (1.54%) Internet
3 6 (0.92%) HTTP
4 5 (0.77%) SSH
5 4 (0.62%) 4G
6 3 (0.46%) 2G
6 3 (0.46%) 3G
6 3 (0.46%) INAP
6 3 (0.46%) M3UA
6 3 (0.46%) RANAP
6 3 (0.46%) SCCP
6 3 (0.46%) SCTP
6 3 (0.46%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (0.46%) SMPP
6 3 (0.46%) TCAP
6 3 (0.46%) VoIP
7 2 (0.31%) Extranet
7 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.46%) Relational Database
2 30 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 28 (4.31%) Data Mining
4 27 (4.15%) GIS
5 13 (2.00%) Big Data
6 12 (1.85%) EDRMS
7 9 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.31%) DataStage
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 170 (26.15%) Selenium
2 108 (16.62%) Cucumber
3 88 (13.54%) Jenkins
4 66 (10.15%) JIRA
5 60 (9.23%) Git (software)
6 46 (7.08%) Subversion
7 41 (6.31%) JUnit
8 37 (5.69%) WebDriver
9 34 (5.23%) TeamCity
10 33 (5.08%) JMeter
10 33 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (4.92%) SpecFlow
12 29 (4.46%) LoadRunner
13 28 (4.31%) HP UFT
13 28 (4.31%) SoapUI
13 28 (4.31%) TestNG
14 26 (4.00%) FitNesse
15 23 (3.54%) Appium
16 22 (3.38%) LoadUI
17 15 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 225 (34.62%) Finance
2 86 (13.23%) Banking
3 44 (6.77%) Law
3 44 (6.77%) Retail
4 37 (5.69%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.77%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.46%) Billing
6 16 (2.46%) Front Office
7 14 (2.15%) Back Office
8 11 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.54%) Games
10 7 (1.08%) Marketing
11 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (21.38%) Test Manager
2 118 (18.15%) Analyst
3 91 (14.00%) Test Engineer
4 84 (12.92%) Test Analyst
5 81 (12.46%) Tester
6 55 (8.46%) Test Leader
7 54 (8.31%) Consultant
8 51 (7.85%) Programme Manager
8 51 (7.85%) Programme Test Manager
8 51 (7.85%) QA Engineer
8 51 (7.85%) Test Programme Manager
9 44 (6.77%) Test Automation Engineer
10 40 (6.15%) Developer
11 39 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
12 37 (5.69%) QA Analyst
13 36 (5.54%) QA Manager
14 33 (5.08%) QA Tester
15 29 (4.46%) Security Consultant
16 25 (3.85%) Automation Tester
16 25 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (14.46%) Web Services
2 72 (11.08%) .NET
3 50 (7.69%) XML
4 36 (5.54%) HTML
5 28 (4.31%) Gherkin
6 27 (4.15%) CSS
7 25 (3.85%) JSON
8 22 (3.38%) SOAP
9 16 (2.46%) jQuery
9 16 (2.46%) Visualforce
10 15 (2.31%) Behat
11 11 (1.69%) XBRL
12 8 (1.23%) Node.js
12 8 (1.23%) REST
13 6 (0.92%) Apache CXF
14 5 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.77%) RESTful
15 4 (0.62%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.62%) HTML5
15 4 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 29 (4.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 26 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (2.77%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.15%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.15%) User Experience
9 12 (1.85%) Derivative
10 9 (1.38%) Fintech
10 9 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
11 8 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.08%) Spread Betting
13 6 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (0.92%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.77%) iPad
14 5 (0.77%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.77%) Tandem
15 4 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.62%) Linux
2 56 (8.62%) Unix
3 43 (6.62%) Windows
4 16 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.00%) Solaris
7 12 (1.85%) Android
7 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (27.85%) Test Automation
3 176 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 110 (16.92%) Automated Testing
4 110 (16.92%) Automation Testing
5 106 (16.31%) BDD
6 105 (16.15%) Test Management
7 102 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 101 (15.54%) Software Testing
9 95 (14.62%) Regression Testing
10 90 (13.85%) Scrum
11 89 (13.69%) SDLC
12 84 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (12.46%) Integration Testing
14 79 (12.15%) Manual Testing
14 79 (12.15%) Project Management
15 78 (12.00%) Defect Management
15 78 (12.00%) Performance Testing
16 76 (11.69%) Test Planning
17 68 (10.46%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (25.54%) Java
2 117 (18.00%) SQL
3 87 (13.38%) C#
4 53 (8.15%) Python
5 50 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 46 (7.08%) C
7 33 (5.08%) Ruby
8 20 (3.08%) PHP
9 16 (2.46%) Apex Code
10 12 (1.85%) XPath
11 11 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.54%) C++
13 5 (0.77%) Perl
14 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.15%) Groovy
15 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 140 (21.54%) Degree
2 89 (13.69%) ISEB
2 89 (13.69%) ISTQB
3 67 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 49 (7.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (7.23%) SC Cleared
6 37 (5.69%) DV Cleared
7 29 (4.46%) CISSP
7 29 (4.46%) IISP
8 17 (2.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.77%) MBA
10 5 (0.77%) PMP
11 3 (0.46%) CSQA
11 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (44.62%) QA
2 30 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (4.46%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.00%) SLA
5 12 (1.85%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.92%) COBIT
6 6 (0.92%) SDET
7 3 (0.46%) EMIR
7 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.46%) MiFID
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.31%) WCAG
9 1 (0.15%) HL7
9 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (4.46%) QRadar
3 22 (3.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 68 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.23%) HP
3 44 (6.77%) Oracle
4 29 (4.46%) ArcSight
4 29 (4.46%) SAP
4 29 (4.46%) Splunk
5 20 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.77%) Siebel
7 12 (1.85%) OpenText
8 11 (1.69%) Informatica
9 7 (1.08%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.92%) FrontRange
11 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.77%) Charles River
11 5 (0.77%) Rally
12 4 (0.62%) IBM
12 4 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.46%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton
Volt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 14 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + 12% Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Eze Software Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £85,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago