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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 367 295 376
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +81
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 296 387 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.04% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 213 309 244
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
38553 37227 40463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.71% 83.61% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31685 30925 34760
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £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 19 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 19 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 -7 70 £55,000 - 8
Docklands, London - 7 £50,750 - 1
Canary Wharf +21 6 £53,000 -
Chiswick +4 6 £42,500 -
Ealing +6 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Croydon -5 1 £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 19 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.

1 297 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (43.93%) QA
3 224 (37.27%) Finance
4 208 (34.61%) Selenium
5 194 (32.28%) Test Scripting
6 183 (30.45%) Test Automation
7 137 (22.80%) ISEB
8 136 (22.63%) SQL
9 117 (19.47%) Performance Testing
10 115 (19.13%) Degree
11 114 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 111 (18.47%) Scrum
13 110 (18.30%) Regression Testing
14 104 (17.30%) C#
15 100 (16.64%) QuickTest Pro
15 100 (16.64%) Automated Testing
16 99 (16.47%) E-Commerce
17 95 (15.81%) Test Management
18 93 (15.47%) ISTQB
19 91 (15.14%) .NET
20 86 (14.31%) HP
20 86 (14.31%) JIRA
21 83 (13.81%) Java
21 83 (13.81%) Banking
22 82 (13.64%) BDD
23 79 (13.14%) HP Quality Center
24 72 (11.98%) WebDriver
24 72 (11.98%) TDD
25 71 (11.81%) Automation Testing
26 70 (11.65%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.16%) Confluence
4 4 (0.67%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) Apache
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) SPSS
4 2 (0.33%) Stata
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.50%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.33%) 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%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.67%) SaaS
3 3 (0.50%) PaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.99%) Internet
2 19 (3.16%) HTTP
3 8 (1.33%) Firewall
4 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.16%) LAN
4 7 (1.16%) WAN
5 5 (0.83%) SSL
6 4 (0.67%) VPN
6 4 (0.67%) LDAP
6 4 (0.67%) Network Security
6 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.67%) MPLS
6 4 (0.67%) BGP
6 4 (0.67%) IPsec
7 3 (0.50%) LTE
7 3 (0.50%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.50%) DNS
7 3 (0.50%) 3G
8 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.00%) MySQL
6 4 (0.67%) QlikView
6 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.33%) Big Data
8 2 (0.33%) 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
1 208 (34.61%) Selenium
2 100 (16.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 86 (14.31%) JIRA
4 72 (11.98%) WebDriver
5 58 (9.65%) Cucumber
6 49 (8.15%) Visual Studio
7 40 (6.66%) LoadRunner
8 37 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (5.66%) SpecFlow
10 31 (5.16%) Jenkins
11 30 (4.99%) SoapUI
12 28 (4.66%) TeamCity
13 26 (4.33%) Hudson
14 25 (4.16%) JUnit
15 24 (3.99%) Subversion
15 24 (3.99%) Git (software)
16 22 (3.66%) JMeter
17 21 (3.49%) TestComplete
17 21 (3.49%) NUnit
18 19 (3.16%) Bugzilla
General
1 224 (37.27%) Finance
2 83 (13.81%) Banking
3 64 (10.65%) Retail
4 31 (5.16%) Marketing
5 22 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.50%) Publishing
6 15 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.33%) Games
8 11 (1.83%) Front Office
9 8 (1.33%) Advertising
10 7 (1.16%) Billing
11 4 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) International Banking
13 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (24.29%) Analyst
2 119 (19.80%) Test Manager
3 84 (13.98%) Test Analyst
4 76 (12.65%) Test Engineer
5 66 (10.98%) Tester
6 54 (8.99%) Consultant
7 53 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
8 51 (8.49%) QA Engineer
9 39 (6.49%) Test Leader
10 38 (6.32%) Business Analyst
11 35 (5.82%) QA Analyst
12 34 (5.66%) Test Consultant
12 34 (5.66%) Automation Tester
13 31 (5.16%) Team Leader
14 29 (4.83%) QA Automation Engineer
15 26 (4.33%) Developer
16 24 (3.99%) Automation Analyst
16 24 (3.99%) Automation Test Analyst
17 22 (3.66%) QA Manager
18 19 (3.16%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (15.14%) .NET
2 44 (7.32%) SOAP
2 44 (7.32%) Web Services
3 38 (6.32%) Gherkin
4 32 (5.32%) REST
5 25 (4.16%) XML
5 25 (4.16%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.00%) HTML
7 17 (2.83%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.66%) RESTful
8 16 (2.66%) CSS
9 8 (1.33%) Middleware
9 8 (1.33%) JSON
10 7 (1.16%) HTML5
11 5 (0.83%) Velocity
11 5 (0.83%) WCF
12 4 (0.67%) Django
12 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.67%) Apache CXF
12 4 (0.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.65%) Open Source
3 51 (8.49%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.66%) Client/Server
6 25 (4.16%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.49%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (3.00%) Statistics
8 18 (3.00%) Online Banking
9 12 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.83%) Derivative
11 9 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.33%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.33%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.16%) GIS
14 6 (1.00%) Online Games
15 5 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (0.83%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.82%) Linux
2 47 (7.82%) Windows
3 43 (7.15%) UNIX
4 26 (4.33%) Android
4 26 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.83%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (32.28%) Test Scripting
3 183 (30.45%) Test Automation
4 117 (19.47%) Performance Testing
5 114 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 111 (18.47%) Scrum
7 110 (18.30%) Regression Testing
8 100 (16.64%) Automated Testing
9 99 (16.47%) E-Commerce
10 95 (15.81%) Test Management
11 82 (13.64%) BDD
12 72 (11.98%) TDD
13 71 (11.81%) Automation Testing
14 69 (11.48%) Integration Testing
15 63 (10.48%) Project Management
16 61 (10.15%) User Stories
17 58 (9.65%) Software Testing
18 55 (9.15%) Manual Testing
19 46 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 46 (7.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (22.63%) SQL
2 104 (17.30%) C#
3 83 (13.81%) Java
4 39 (6.49%) Ruby
5 35 (5.82%) Perl
6 31 (5.16%) Python
7 28 (4.66%) PHP
8 23 (3.83%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.83%) Tcl
10 17 (2.83%) VB
11 15 (2.50%) Scala
12 14 (2.33%) C++
13 12 (2.00%) VBScript
13 12 (2.00%) C
14 6 (1.00%) VBA
15 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.33%) R
16 2 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (22.80%) ISEB
2 115 (19.13%) Degree
3 93 (15.47%) ISTQB
4 28 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (2.16%) CCNP
8 13 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.66%) CISSP
9 10 (1.66%) CISM
10 7 (1.16%) Brainbench
11 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.67%) CCSE
12 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.33%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.33%) PMP
13 2 (0.33%) CCNA
13 2 (0.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (43.93%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) COBIT
3 4 (0.67%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 79 (13.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (14.31%) HP
2 70 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.49%) Oracle
4 16 (2.66%) IBM
5 15 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.83%) Green Hat
7 10 (1.66%) SAP
8 4 (0.67%) Cognos
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco
8 4 (0.67%) Google
8 4 (0.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.50%) KANA
9 3 (0.50%) FrontRange
9 3 (0.50%) Verint
9 3 (0.50%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.50%) Avaya
9 3 (0.50%) BMC
9 3 (0.50%) Remedy
10 2 (0.33%) TOWER Software
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum basic + bonus (up to 36%) +++
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Aditi
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago