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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 361 390 398
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 306 298 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.78% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 236 226 248
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
36144 38051 42328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.44% 87.43% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31189 31849 35125
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +65 53 £67,500 +3.84% 7
Wimbledon -18 6 - -
Chiswick +4 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Hounslow - 5 - -
Harrow +7 2 £40,000 -
Croydon -6 2 £37,500 - 1
Coulsdon - 2 £50,000 -
Bromley - 1 £72,500 - 1
Greenford - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 321 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (44.88%) QA
3 183 (31.23%) Test Automation
4 180 (30.72%) Finance
5 162 (27.65%) Test Scripting
6 148 (25.26%) Selenium
7 139 (23.72%) Degree
8 128 (21.84%) Java
9 124 (21.16%) SQL
10 110 (18.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 105 (17.92%) Automation Testing
12 96 (16.38%) ISEB
12 96 (16.38%) ISTQB
13 95 (16.21%) Test Management
13 95 (16.21%) C#
13 95 (16.21%) Analytical Skills
14 89 (15.19%) Jenkins
15 88 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (15.02%) Manual Testing
15 88 (15.02%) Defect Management
16 87 (14.85%) SDLC
16 87 (14.85%) BDD
17 86 (14.68%) Automated Testing
18 81 (13.82%) Cucumber
18 81 (13.82%) Integration Testing
19 77 (13.14%) Git (software)
20 76 (12.97%) Software Testing
20 76 (12.97%) Scrum
21 71 (12.12%) Banking
22 70 (11.95%) Microsoft

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 26 (4.44%) IIS
2 17 (2.90%) Confluence
3 10 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.17%) MQSI
5 1 (0.17%) MTS
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.10%) MS Office
3 12 (2.05%) Mingle
3 12 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.71%) MS Project
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.68%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.34%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.34%) Primavera
5 2 (0.34%) Summit
5 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.90%) Force.com
1 17 (2.90%) GitHub
2 9 (1.54%) SaaS
3 5 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.27%) Network Security
2 13 (2.22%) HTTP
3 10 (1.71%) Internet
4 9 (1.54%) INAP
4 9 (1.54%) M3UA
4 9 (1.54%) RANAP
4 9 (1.54%) SCCP
4 9 (1.54%) SCTP
4 9 (1.54%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (1.54%) SMPP
4 9 (1.54%) TCAP
4 9 (1.54%) VoIP
5 8 (1.37%) 4G
6 7 (1.19%) 2G
6 7 (1.19%) 3G
7 5 (0.85%) SSH
8 3 (0.51%) Extranet
8 3 (0.51%) Intranet
9 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.04%) Relational Database
2 38 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.41%) GIS
4 11 (1.88%) Big Data
5 9 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.54%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.51%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) DataStage
7 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.34%) OLTP
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 148 (25.26%) Selenium
2 89 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 81 (13.82%) Cucumber
4 77 (13.14%) Git (software)
5 70 (11.95%) JIRA
6 54 (9.22%) Subversion
7 45 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (6.66%) SpecFlow
9 38 (6.48%) WebDriver
10 33 (5.63%) TeamCity
11 24 (4.10%) FitNesse
12 23 (3.92%) JUnit
13 20 (3.41%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.41%) WATIR
14 19 (3.24%) HP UFT
14 19 (3.24%) Oracle APEX
15 16 (2.73%) Appium
15 16 (2.73%) JMeter
15 16 (2.73%) TestNG
16 10 (1.71%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 180 (30.72%) Finance
2 71 (12.12%) Banking
3 42 (7.17%) Law
4 41 (7.00%) Retail
5 25 (4.27%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.90%) Front Office
8 9 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.19%) Games
9 7 (1.19%) Marketing
10 6 (1.02%) Back Office
11 4 (0.68%) Automotive
11 4 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (19.80%) Analyst
2 98 (16.72%) Test Manager
3 89 (15.19%) Test Engineer
4 80 (13.65%) Test Analyst
5 66 (11.26%) Tester
6 57 (9.73%) Test Leader
7 55 (9.39%) QA Engineer
8 46 (7.85%) Consultant
9 45 (7.68%) Test Automation Engineer
10 44 (7.51%) Developer
11 43 (7.34%) Senior Test Engineer
12 36 (6.14%) QA Analyst
13 28 (4.78%) Automation Tester
13 28 (4.78%) Programme Manager
13 28 (4.78%) Programme Test Manager
13 28 (4.78%) Senior QA Engineer
13 28 (4.78%) Test Programme Manager
14 26 (4.44%) QA Leader
14 26 (4.44%) QA Test Engineer
14 26 (4.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.77%) .NET
2 49 (8.36%) Web Services
3 42 (7.17%) XML
4 31 (5.29%) JSON
5 28 (4.78%) HTML
6 25 (4.27%) CSS
7 24 (4.10%) Visualforce
8 21 (3.58%) SOAP
9 19 (3.24%) jQuery
10 16 (2.73%) Gherkin
11 15 (2.56%) Behat
12 7 (1.19%) REST
13 6 (1.02%) Apache CXF
13 6 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (1.02%) HTML5
13 6 (1.02%) XBRL
14 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET
16 3 (0.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.21%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (11.09%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 25 (4.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (3.07%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.73%) User Experience
9 14 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 12 (2.05%) Fintech
11 10 (1.71%) Derivative
11 10 (1.71%) iPad
12 9 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.02%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.85%) Physics
16 5 (0.85%) Spread Betting
17 4 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
17 4 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.39%) Linux
2 50 (8.53%) Unix
3 36 (6.14%) Windows
4 13 (2.22%) Android
4 13 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.88%) Solaris
6 9 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (31.23%) Test Automation
3 162 (27.65%) Test Scripting
4 110 (18.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 105 (17.92%) Automation Testing
6 95 (16.21%) Test Management
7 88 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (15.02%) Defect Management
7 88 (15.02%) Manual Testing
8 87 (14.85%) BDD
8 87 (14.85%) SDLC
9 86 (14.68%) Automated Testing
10 81 (13.82%) Integration Testing
11 76 (12.97%) Scrum
11 76 (12.97%) Software Testing
12 70 (11.95%) Test Planning
13 67 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
14 66 (11.26%) Regression Testing
15 63 (10.75%) Project Management
16 62 (10.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (21.84%) Java
2 124 (21.16%) SQL
3 95 (16.21%) C#
4 46 (7.85%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.17%) Python
6 38 (6.48%) Ruby
7 34 (5.80%) C
8 24 (4.10%) Apex Code
9 19 (3.24%) PHP
10 13 (2.22%) C++
11 11 (1.88%) XPath
12 8 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.34%) Groovy
16 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.17%) Perl
17 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (23.72%) Degree
2 96 (16.38%) ISEB
2 96 (16.38%) ISTQB
3 60 (10.24%) Security Cleared
4 42 (7.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (7.00%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 25 (4.27%) CISSP
7 25 (4.27%) IISP
8 17 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.85%) MBA
11 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.51%) PMP
12 2 (0.34%) CSQA
13 1 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (44.88%) QA
2 26 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.05%) JSP 440
5 9 (1.54%) SLA
6 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.51%) SDET
8 2 (0.34%) COBIT
8 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.34%) EMIR
8 2 (0.34%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (4.27%) QRadar
3 3 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.19%) Oracle
3 30 (5.12%) HP
4 29 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (4.27%) ArcSight
5 25 (4.27%) Splunk
6 24 (4.10%) SAP
7 15 (2.56%) Siebel
8 12 (2.05%) Rally
9 11 (1.88%) Informatica
10 9 (1.54%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.54%) OpenText
11 7 (1.19%) Agilent
11 7 (1.19%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.85%) IBM
13 4 (0.68%) Charles River
13 4 (0.68%) Murex
14 3 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.51%) WorldPay
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Interquest - ECOM
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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