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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 362 295 363
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +68
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 296 393 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.07% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 210 313 264
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
39277 36796 40730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32377 30444 35159
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 81 £52,500 -4.54% 10
Canary Wharf - 7 £60,000 -
Ealing +12 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Docklands, London +5 4 £49,000 -32.41%
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 - 1
Chiswick -5 2 £42,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 288 (47.29%) QA
2 224 (36.78%) Finance
3 222 (36.45%) Selenium
4 193 (31.69%) Test Automation
5 191 (31.36%) Test Scripting
6 148 (24.30%) SQL
7 140 (22.99%) ISEB
8 136 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (21.02%) Scrum
10 120 (19.70%) Performance Testing
11 118 (19.38%) C#
12 117 (19.21%) Automated Testing
12 117 (19.21%) Degree
13 115 (18.88%) Regression Testing
14 109 (17.90%) .NET
15 103 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 102 (16.75%) E-Commerce
16 102 (16.75%) QuickTest Pro
17 91 (14.94%) Java
17 91 (14.94%) Test Management
18 87 (14.29%) WebDriver
19 85 (13.96%) ISTQB
20 81 (13.30%) BDD
21 80 (13.14%) JIRA
22 79 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
23 78 (12.81%) HP
24 76 (12.48%) TDD
25 75 (12.32%) Banking
26 74 (12.15%) Microsoft
27 71 (11.66%) Automation Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.46%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.31%) Confluence
4 3 (0.49%) Apache
4 3 (0.49%) IIS
4 3 (0.49%) LiveLink
4 3 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) PaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.94%) Internet
2 18 (2.96%) HTTP
3 13 (2.13%) LAN
3 13 (2.13%) WAN
3 13 (2.13%) Firewall
4 12 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.48%) MPLS
6 8 (1.31%) IPsec
6 8 (1.31%) BGP
6 8 (1.31%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.31%) VPN
6 8 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.31%) Network Security
7 6 (0.99%) SSL
8 5 (0.82%) DNS
8 5 (0.82%) LDAP
9 3 (0.49%) LTE
9 3 (0.49%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.49%) 3G
10 2 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.31%) MySQL
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.16%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 222 (36.45%) Selenium
2 102 (16.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 87 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 80 (13.14%) JIRA
5 66 (10.84%) Cucumber
6 59 (9.69%) Visual Studio
7 42 (6.90%) LoadRunner
8 40 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (5.75%) SpecFlow
10 33 (5.42%) SoapUI
11 30 (4.93%) Jenkins
12 29 (4.76%) TeamCity
13 28 (4.60%) JMeter
14 27 (4.43%) TestComplete
15 26 (4.27%) Git (software)
15 26 (4.27%) Hudson
16 24 (3.94%) JUnit
16 24 (3.94%) Subversion
17 23 (3.78%) NUnit
18 22 (3.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 224 (36.78%) Finance
2 75 (12.32%) Banking
3 69 (11.33%) Retail
4 29 (4.76%) Marketing
5 23 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.12%) Publishing
7 17 (2.79%) Games
8 13 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.48%) Billing
10 7 (1.15%) Advertising
11 4 (0.66%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.33%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 152 (24.96%) Analyst
2 119 (19.54%) Test Manager
3 87 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 86 (14.12%) Test Engineer
5 74 (12.15%) Tester
6 59 (9.69%) Consultant
6 59 (9.69%) QA Engineer
7 58 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
8 47 (7.72%) QA Analyst
9 40 (6.57%) Automation Tester
9 40 (6.57%) Test Consultant
10 37 (6.08%) Test Leader
10 37 (6.08%) Business Analyst
11 35 (5.75%) QA Automation Engineer
12 27 (4.43%) Developer
13 26 (4.27%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.78%) Automation Analyst
14 23 (3.78%) Automation Test Analyst
14 23 (3.78%) QA Manager
15 20 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (17.90%) .NET
2 46 (7.55%) SOAP
3 41 (6.73%) Gherkin
4 39 (6.40%) Web Services
5 31 (5.09%) REST
6 24 (3.94%) XML
7 23 (3.78%) .NET Framework
8 22 (3.61%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.28%) HTML
10 19 (3.12%) CSS
11 16 (2.63%) RESTful
12 8 (1.31%) Middleware
12 8 (1.31%) JSON
13 5 (0.82%) WCF
13 5 (0.82%) JSF
14 4 (0.66%) LAMP
14 4 (0.66%) JMS
14 4 (0.66%) Apache CXF
14 4 (0.66%) HTML5
14 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.54%) Open Source
2 51 (8.37%) Mobile App
3 42 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.91%) Client/Server
5 21 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.79%) Mobile Banking
7 16 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.46%) Online Banking
8 15 (2.46%) Statistics
9 12 (1.97%) Derivative
10 10 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.31%) Online Games
12 6 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.82%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.82%) Equities
14 3 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.36%) Linux
2 43 (7.06%) UNIX
3 39 (6.40%) Windows
4 23 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.78%) Android
5 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.49%) Solaris
8 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (31.69%) Test Automation
2 191 (31.36%) Test Scripting
3 136 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (21.02%) Scrum
5 120 (19.70%) Performance Testing
6 117 (19.21%) Automated Testing
7 115 (18.88%) Regression Testing
8 103 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 102 (16.75%) E-Commerce
10 91 (14.94%) Test Management
11 81 (13.30%) BDD
12 76 (12.48%) TDD
13 71 (11.66%) Automation Testing
14 69 (11.33%) User Stories
15 65 (10.67%) Integration Testing
16 59 (9.69%) Project Management
17 52 (8.54%) Software Testing
18 48 (7.88%) Security Testing
18 48 (7.88%) Manual Testing
19 45 (7.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (24.30%) SQL
2 118 (19.38%) C#
3 91 (14.94%) Java
4 42 (6.90%) Ruby
5 35 (5.75%) Perl
6 33 (5.42%) PHP
7 29 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.76%) Python
8 22 (3.61%) VB
9 20 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.12%) C++
11 17 (2.79%) Tcl
11 17 (2.79%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.46%) VBScript
13 14 (2.30%) C
14 13 (2.13%) Scala
15 4 (0.66%) Groovy
16 2 (0.33%) XQuery
17 1 (0.16%) R
17 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 140 (22.99%) ISEB
2 117 (19.21%) Degree
3 85 (13.96%) ISTQB
4 22 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 17 (2.79%) CCNP
6 17 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.64%) CISM
8 10 (1.64%) CISSP
9 8 (1.31%) CCSE
10 7 (1.15%) Brainbench
11 6 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (0.82%) CCNA
13 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.66%) CCDE
14 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.49%) HND
15 2 (0.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (47.29%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) COBIT
3 2 (0.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Basel III
4 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 79 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (12.81%) HP
2 74 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.94%) Oracle
4 14 (2.30%) IBM
5 12 (1.97%) SAP
6 8 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.31%) Cisco
6 8 (1.31%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.15%) Green Hat
8 4 (0.66%) Remedy
8 4 (0.66%) Cognos
8 4 (0.66%) BMC
8 4 (0.66%) Google
8 4 (0.66%) FrontRange
8 4 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.49%) Sun
10 2 (0.33%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.33%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.33%) VMware
10 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certeco
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Pension)
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
WTG (Web Technology Group)
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £53k per year + flexi benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parity Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
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