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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 337 332 320
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 312 344 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.95% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 217 269 274
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £42,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
34516 36023 35003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.61% 83.79% 82.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28798 29235 29357
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +1 68 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Croydon -6 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +10 1 £55,000 -10.56%
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £30,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 336 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (37.11%) QA
3 189 (29.35%) Finance
4 177 (27.48%) Selenium
5 155 (24.07%) Test Automation
6 133 (20.65%) Test Scripting
7 132 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 114 (17.70%) Test Management
9 108 (16.77%) Banking
10 107 (16.61%) E-Commerce
11 106 (16.46%) Java
12 104 (16.15%) Scrum
13 99 (15.37%) TDD
14 96 (14.91%) SQL
15 95 (14.75%) Performance Testing
16 94 (14.60%) BDD
17 90 (13.98%) ISEB
18 85 (13.20%) Waterfall
19 84 (13.04%) ISTQB
20 83 (12.89%) Retail
21 81 (12.58%) WebDriver
22 79 (12.27%) Software Testing
22 79 (12.27%) C#
23 76 (11.80%) Automated Testing
24 74 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
25 72 (11.18%) Windows
25 72 (11.18%) Project Management
26 71 (11.02%) HP
27 69 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
28 67 (10.40%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (2.33%) IIS
2 9 (1.40%) Apache
3 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.47%) Confluence
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.47%) Node.js
4 3 (0.47%) CMS
5 2 (0.31%) JBoss
5 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.71%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS Project
3 6 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.78%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.47%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.31%) Summit
8 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.62%) GitHub
2 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.73%) Internet
2 16 (2.48%) HTTP
3 3 (0.47%) SMS
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.24%) Big Data
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.62%) Informix
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.31%) QlikView
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.16%) MySQL
11 1 (0.16%) DB2
11 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 177 (27.48%) Selenium
2 81 (12.58%) WebDriver
3 61 (9.47%) Cucumber
3 61 (9.47%) JIRA
4 56 (8.70%) LoadRunner
5 52 (8.07%) QuickTest Pro
6 49 (7.61%) JUnit
7 43 (6.68%) SoapUI
8 38 (5.90%) TestNG
9 37 (5.75%) TeamCity
10 35 (5.43%) SpecFlow
11 34 (5.28%) Jenkins
12 32 (4.97%) JMeter
13 29 (4.50%) Git (software)
14 27 (4.19%) JBehave
15 24 (3.73%) Hudson
15 24 (3.73%) NUnit
16 23 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (3.11%) Fiddler
18 19 (2.95%) Bugzilla
General
1 189 (29.35%) Finance
2 108 (16.77%) Banking
3 83 (12.89%) Retail
4 37 (5.75%) Marketing
5 30 (4.66%) Advertising
6 23 (3.57%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.86%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.40%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.40%) Front Office
10 7 (1.09%) Law
11 6 (0.93%) Publishing
11 6 (0.93%) Games
12 5 (0.78%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.78%) French Language
12 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.62%) German Language
14 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (27.80%) Analyst
2 157 (24.38%) Test Manager
3 103 (15.99%) Test Analyst
4 66 (10.25%) Tester
5 49 (7.61%) Test Leader
6 44 (6.83%) Consultant
7 41 (6.37%) Senior Analyst
8 39 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 36 (5.59%) Test Engineer
10 31 (4.81%) Business Analyst
11 26 (4.04%) Test Consultant
11 26 (4.04%) QA Engineer
12 25 (3.88%) Architect
13 23 (3.57%) Team Leader
14 21 (3.26%) Automation Tester
14 21 (3.26%) Software Tester
15 16 (2.48%) QA Tester
15 16 (2.48%) Automation Test Analyst
15 16 (2.48%) E-Commerce Specialist
15 16 (2.48%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.16%) Web Services
2 51 (7.92%) XML
3 41 (6.37%) .NET
4 21 (3.26%) SOAP
5 19 (2.95%) HTML
6 17 (2.64%) CSS
7 16 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.33%) Gherkin
9 14 (2.17%) REST
10 10 (1.55%) Middleware
10 10 (1.55%) JSON
11 5 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.78%) jQuery
11 5 (0.78%) WCF
11 5 (0.78%) COM
12 4 (0.62%) CSS3
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.62%) RESTful
12 4 (0.62%) HTML5
12 4 (0.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.28%) Open Source
4 25 (3.88%) Social Media
5 23 (3.57%) User Experience
6 17 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
7 16 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.17%) Blog
10 11 (1.71%) GIS
10 11 (1.71%) W3C
11 10 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.55%) Statistics
12 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.40%) Online Banking
12 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.09%) EPoS
14 6 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.18%) Windows
2 51 (7.92%) Linux
3 23 (3.57%) UNIX
3 23 (3.57%) Solaris
4 11 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.71%) Mac OS
5 9 (1.40%) Android
6 8 (1.24%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.24%) Windows Vista
6 8 (1.24%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) AIX
7 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (24.07%) Test Automation
3 133 (20.65%) Test Scripting
4 132 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 114 (17.70%) Test Management
6 107 (16.61%) E-Commerce
7 104 (16.15%) Scrum
8 99 (15.37%) TDD
9 95 (14.75%) Performance Testing
10 94 (14.60%) BDD
11 85 (13.20%) Waterfall
12 79 (12.27%) Software Testing
13 76 (11.80%) Automated Testing
14 72 (11.18%) Project Management
15 60 (9.32%) Manual Testing
15 60 (9.32%) Regression Testing
16 58 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (8.07%) Integration Testing
17 52 (8.07%) Mentoring
18 49 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (16.46%) Java
2 96 (14.91%) SQL
3 79 (12.27%) C#
4 43 (6.68%) Perl
5 41 (6.37%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.21%) Ruby
7 23 (3.57%) Python
8 14 (2.17%) C++
9 13 (2.02%) Scala
10 11 (1.71%) C
11 6 (0.93%) PHP
12 5 (0.78%) VBA
12 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.62%) Clojure
13 4 (0.62%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.62%) Groovy
14 2 (0.31%) VBScript
14 2 (0.31%) VB
14 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 90 (13.98%) ISEB
2 84 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 53 (8.23%) Degree
4 39 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.73%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.48%) PMP
7 16 (2.48%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.24%) VCP4
10 6 (0.93%) HND
10 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.31%) CISSP
13 1 (0.16%) MBA
13 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (37.11%) QA
2 11 (1.71%) WCAG
3 5 (0.78%) EMIR
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.62%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.62%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.47%) logstash
3 3 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 71 (11.02%) HP
2 67 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.04%) Oracle
4 16 (2.48%) IBM
4 16 (2.48%) ATG
5 12 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.86%) Green Hat
6 8 (1.24%) webMethods
7 6 (0.93%) Splunk
8 5 (0.78%) Omniture
8 5 (0.78%) Google
8 5 (0.78%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.62%) Remedy
9 4 (0.62%) CA
9 4 (0.62%) Capita
10 3 (0.47%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.47%) BT
10 3 (0.47%) VMware
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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EasyRoommate
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 23 hours ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 20000 - 35000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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