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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 380 302 359
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +57
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 287 389 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.04% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 202 312 256
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.25%
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
38275 37428 40822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.60% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31455 31067 34940
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 63 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Chiswick +7 8 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 6 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf +25 5 £53,000 -
Ealing +7 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Croydon -2 2 £33,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 282 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (43.54%) QA
3 220 (37.41%) Finance
4 196 (33.33%) Selenium
5 187 (31.80%) Test Scripting
6 177 (30.10%) Test Automation
7 136 (23.13%) ISEB
8 129 (21.94%) SQL
9 112 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 112 (19.05%) Degree
10 111 (18.88%) Performance Testing
10 111 (18.88%) Regression Testing
11 106 (18.03%) Scrum
12 101 (17.18%) C#
13 95 (16.16%) QuickTest Pro
14 94 (15.99%) ISTQB
15 93 (15.82%) Automated Testing
16 92 (15.65%) E-Commerce
17 91 (15.48%) Test Management
18 85 (14.46%) .NET
18 85 (14.46%) HP
19 84 (14.29%) JIRA
20 82 (13.95%) Banking
21 81 (13.78%) Java
22 79 (13.44%) HP Quality Center
22 79 (13.44%) BDD
23 72 (12.24%) Automation Testing
24 71 (12.07%) TDD
25 66 (11.22%) Microsoft
25 66 (11.22%) WebDriver

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.36%) Confluence
3 6 (1.02%) IIS
4 4 (0.68%) uiautomator
5 2 (0.34%) SAS
5 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) SPSS
4 2 (0.34%) Stata
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.51%) PaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.08%) Internet
2 17 (2.89%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.85%) Firewall
5 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.68%) LAN
5 4 (0.68%) WAN
6 3 (0.51%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.51%) LDAP
6 3 (0.51%) 3G
6 3 (0.51%) SSL
6 3 (0.51%) LTE
7 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.34%) Network Security
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.34%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) MPLS
7 2 (0.34%) BGP
7 2 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.36%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.85%) MySQL
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.68%) QlikView
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.34%) Big Data
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 196 (33.33%) Selenium
2 95 (16.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 84 (14.29%) JIRA
4 66 (11.22%) WebDriver
5 56 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 43 (7.31%) Visual Studio
7 39 (6.63%) LoadRunner
8 33 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (5.27%) SpecFlow
10 28 (4.76%) Jenkins
11 27 (4.59%) SoapUI
12 26 (4.42%) TeamCity
13 25 (4.25%) Hudson
14 24 (4.08%) Git (software)
14 24 (4.08%) JUnit
15 23 (3.91%) JMeter
16 22 (3.74%) Subversion
17 21 (3.57%) NUnit
18 20 (3.40%) TestComplete
19 18 (3.06%) FitNesse
General
1 220 (37.41%) Finance
2 82 (13.95%) Banking
3 59 (10.03%) Retail
4 33 (5.61%) Marketing
5 22 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.38%) Publishing
6 14 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.04%) Games
7 12 (2.04%) Front Office
8 10 (1.70%) Advertising
9 5 (0.85%) Billing
10 4 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) International Banking
12 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 144 (24.49%) Analyst
2 117 (19.90%) Test Manager
3 80 (13.61%) Test Analyst
4 70 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 65 (11.05%) Tester
6 53 (9.01%) Consultant
7 50 (8.50%) Automation Engineer
8 49 (8.33%) QA Engineer
9 40 (6.80%) Business Analyst
10 39 (6.63%) Test Leader
11 35 (5.95%) Team Leader
12 34 (5.78%) QA Analyst
13 33 (5.61%) Automation Tester
14 31 (5.27%) Test Consultant
15 27 (4.59%) QA Automation Engineer
16 25 (4.25%) Developer
17 24 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
17 24 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
18 21 (3.57%) QA Manager
19 17 (2.89%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.46%) .NET
2 46 (7.82%) Web Services
3 37 (6.29%) SOAP
4 35 (5.95%) Gherkin
5 30 (5.10%) REST
6 27 (4.59%) XML
7 26 (4.42%) ASP.NET
8 16 (2.72%) HTML
9 15 (2.55%) CSS
9 15 (2.55%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.55%) RESTful
10 8 (1.36%) Middleware
11 7 (1.19%) HTML5
12 6 (1.02%) JSON
12 6 (1.02%) Velocity
13 5 (0.85%) WCF
14 4 (0.68%) JSF
14 4 (0.68%) Apache CXF
14 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.68%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.03%) Open Source
3 48 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 35 (5.95%) Client/Server
6 22 (3.74%) Mobile Banking
7 21 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.23%) Online Banking
9 18 (3.06%) Statistics
10 12 (2.04%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.53%) Derivative
12 8 (1.36%) GIS
12 8 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.19%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.02%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.85%) Online Games
15 5 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.20%) Linux
2 47 (7.99%) Windows
3 41 (6.97%) UNIX
4 26 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.25%) Android
6 4 (0.68%) Solaris
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (31.80%) Test Scripting
3 177 (30.10%) Test Automation
4 112 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 111 (18.88%) Performance Testing
5 111 (18.88%) Regression Testing
6 106 (18.03%) Scrum
7 93 (15.82%) Automated Testing
8 92 (15.65%) E-Commerce
9 91 (15.48%) Test Management
10 79 (13.44%) BDD
11 72 (12.24%) Automation Testing
12 71 (12.07%) TDD
13 65 (11.05%) Integration Testing
14 59 (10.03%) Project Management
15 58 (9.86%) User Stories
16 57 (9.69%) Software Testing
17 53 (9.01%) Manual Testing
18 45 (7.65%) Business Analysis
19 44 (7.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (21.94%) SQL
2 101 (17.18%) C#
3 81 (13.78%) Java
4 38 (6.46%) Ruby
5 37 (6.29%) Perl
6 30 (5.10%) Python
7 26 (4.42%) PHP
8 21 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.40%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 18 (3.06%) Tcl
11 16 (2.72%) VB
11 16 (2.72%) Scala
12 14 (2.38%) C++
13 13 (2.21%) C
14 11 (1.87%) VBScript
15 7 (1.19%) VBA
16 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.34%) R
17 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 136 (23.13%) ISEB
2 112 (19.05%) Degree
3 94 (15.99%) ISTQB
4 30 (5.10%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (1.87%) CISSP
9 10 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.70%) CCNP
10 9 (1.53%) CISM
11 8 (1.36%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.19%) Brainbench
13 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.34%) PMP
14 2 (0.34%) HND
14 2 (0.34%) CCDP
14 2 (0.34%) CCSE
15 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (43.54%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) COBIT
3 5 (0.85%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 79 (13.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (14.46%) HP
2 66 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.23%) Oracle
4 16 (2.72%) IBM
5 15 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.70%) Green Hat
7 9 (1.53%) SAP
8 5 (0.85%) Google
9 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.51%) FrontRange
10 3 (0.51%) KANA
10 3 (0.51%) Verint
10 3 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.51%) Cognos
10 3 (0.51%) Avaya
10 3 (0.51%) BMC
10 3 (0.51%) Remedy
11 2 (0.34%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.34%) Sun
11 2 (0.34%) Hyperion
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £318.85 - £319.64 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + y
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago