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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 325 339 333
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 345 314 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 252 237 287
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
33967 35992 37340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.26% 83.87% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28576 29096 31691
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +24 69 £62,500 +17.92% 18
Croydon +1 4 - -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +19 1 £55,000 -10.56%
Wimbledon - 1 £57,500 -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £52,500 - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 320 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (39.81%) QA
3 198 (30.56%) Finance
4 179 (27.62%) Selenium
5 169 (26.08%) Test Automation
6 131 (20.22%) Test Scripting
7 121 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 116 (17.90%) Test Management
9 106 (16.36%) ISTQB
9 106 (16.36%) Banking
9 106 (16.36%) ISEB
10 105 (16.20%) Java
11 97 (14.97%) TDD
12 95 (14.66%) SQL
12 95 (14.66%) E-Commerce
13 94 (14.51%) BDD
14 91 (14.04%) Scrum
15 90 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
16 87 (13.43%) Performance Testing
17 86 (13.27%) C#
18 84 (12.96%) Automated Testing
19 81 (12.50%) Retail
19 81 (12.50%) WebDriver
20 79 (12.19%) Regression Testing
21 78 (12.04%) HP
22 75 (11.57%) Software Testing
23 74 (11.42%) JIRA
24 71 (10.96%) Windows
25 68 (10.49%) Degree
26 67 (10.34%) Cucumber

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (2.47%) IIS
2 8 (1.23%) Apache
3 7 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.46%) CMS
4 3 (0.46%) Confluence
4 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.31%) Node.js
5 2 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.01%) MS Office
3 7 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) SPSS
5 2 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.77%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.62%) GitHub
2 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.55%) Internet
2 22 (3.40%) HTTP
3 4 (0.62%) SMS
4 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.15%) 3G
5 1 (0.15%) SS7
5 1 (0.15%) SCCP
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) LTE
5 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.39%) Big Data
4 8 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.62%) QlikView
7 4 (0.62%) Informix
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.15%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 179 (27.62%) Selenium
2 81 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 74 (11.42%) JIRA
4 67 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 59 (9.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 48 (7.41%) LoadRunner
7 44 (6.79%) TeamCity
8 43 (6.64%) JUnit
9 41 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 38 (5.86%) SpecFlow
11 37 (5.71%) Jenkins
11 37 (5.71%) Git (software)
12 33 (5.09%) TestNG
13 30 (4.63%) Hudson
14 29 (4.48%) JBehave
15 25 (3.86%) NUnit
15 25 (3.86%) Fiddler
16 22 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (3.24%) Firebug
17 21 (3.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 198 (30.56%) Finance
2 106 (16.36%) Banking
3 81 (12.50%) Retail
4 28 (4.32%) Marketing
5 26 (4.01%) Advertising
6 24 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.85%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.70%) Front Office
9 11 (1.70%) Publishing
10 9 (1.39%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.08%) Games
11 7 (1.08%) Law
12 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.77%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.77%) French Language
13 4 (0.62%) German Language
14 3 (0.46%) Legal
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 174 (26.85%) Analyst
2 155 (23.92%) Test Manager
3 94 (14.51%) Test Analyst
4 75 (11.57%) Tester
5 54 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 41 (6.33%) Consultant
7 39 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (5.86%) Test Engineer
8 38 (5.86%) QA Analyst
9 32 (4.94%) Automation Tester
9 32 (4.94%) Business Analyst
10 30 (4.63%) Team Leader
11 28 (4.32%) Architect
12 27 (4.17%) QA Engineer
13 24 (3.70%) Test Consultant
14 20 (3.09%) Software Tester
15 18 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
15 18 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
16 17 (2.62%) QA Tester
17 16 (2.47%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.80%) Web Services
2 52 (8.02%) XML
3 33 (5.09%) .NET
4 22 (3.40%) SOAP
5 18 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.78%) HTML
6 15 (2.31%) REST
6 15 (2.31%) Gherkin
7 14 (2.16%) CSS
8 10 (1.54%) JSON
9 7 (1.08%) RESTful
10 6 (0.93%) Middleware
11 5 (0.77%) COM
11 5 (0.77%) Velocity
11 5 (0.77%) WCF
11 5 (0.77%) HTML5
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.62%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.46%) WinForms
13 3 (0.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.10%) Open Source
3 38 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.24%) Mobile Banking
6 20 (3.09%) User Experience
7 17 (2.62%) Social Media
8 15 (2.31%) Statistics
9 14 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.85%) GIS
12 11 (1.70%) Online Banking
12 11 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.54%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.93%) W3C
14 6 (0.93%) Blog
14 6 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.93%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.93%) Online Games
15 5 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.96%) Windows
2 57 (8.80%) Linux
3 30 (4.63%) UNIX
4 22 (3.40%) Solaris
5 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.70%) Mac OS
7 10 (1.54%) Android
7 10 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (26.08%) Test Automation
3 131 (20.22%) Test Scripting
4 121 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 116 (17.90%) Test Management
6 97 (14.97%) TDD
7 95 (14.66%) E-Commerce
8 94 (14.51%) BDD
9 91 (14.04%) Scrum
10 87 (13.43%) Performance Testing
11 84 (12.96%) Automated Testing
12 79 (12.19%) Regression Testing
13 75 (11.57%) Software Testing
14 64 (9.88%) Project Management
15 61 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (9.10%) Waterfall
17 58 (8.95%) Manual Testing
18 56 (8.64%) Automation Testing
19 53 (8.18%) Mentoring
19 53 (8.18%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (16.20%) Java
2 95 (14.66%) SQL
3 86 (13.27%) C#
4 55 (8.49%) Ruby
5 52 (8.02%) Perl
6 34 (5.25%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.40%) Python
8 17 (2.62%) C++
9 16 (2.47%) Scala
10 11 (1.70%) C
11 7 (1.08%) VBA
11 7 (1.08%) Tcl
11 7 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.93%) PHP
13 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.62%) VB
14 4 (0.62%) Groovy
15 3 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.46%) Clojure
15 3 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (16.36%) ISEB
1 106 (16.36%) ISTQB
2 68 (10.49%) Degree
3 41 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 28 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.54%) PMP
7 10 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.62%) HND
11 3 (0.46%) Brainbench
12 2 (0.31%) CISSP
12 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (39.81%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) WCAG
2 6 (0.93%) COBIT
3 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.77%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) EMIR
4 4 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) FATCA
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.62%) CA LISA
3 3 (0.46%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 78 (12.04%) HP
2 65 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.09%) Oracle
4 15 (2.31%) IBM
4 15 (2.31%) Green Hat
5 14 (2.16%) ATG
6 13 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.23%) webMethods
8 5 (0.77%) Omniture
8 5 (0.77%) Google
8 5 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.77%) Splunk
8 5 (0.77%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.62%) Capita
9 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.62%) CA
10 3 (0.46%) Avaya
10 3 (0.46%) Remedy
10 3 (0.46%) Cognos
10 3 (0.46%) VMware
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EasyRoommate
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DigitasLBi
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
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Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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London
Lloyds Banking Group
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