The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 266 307 303
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 189 161 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 154 115 146
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,825 £30,500 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15846 17680 19234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.98% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13244 14035 15412
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the South East region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +30 50 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey -9 48 £31,500 -33.68% 9
Hampshire +13 35 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +6 18 £60,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +3 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 11 £38,000 +26.66% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £37,500 +23.96% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 150 (44.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 140 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (40.95%) Finance
4 135 (40.06%) ISTQB
5 120 (35.61%) Regression Testing
6 115 (34.12%) ISEB
6 115 (34.12%) Test Automation
7 109 (32.34%) Test Scripting
8 97 (28.78%) QA
9 80 (23.74%) Selenium
10 74 (21.96%) Integration Testing
11 73 (21.66%) SDLC
12 72 (21.36%) Manual Testing
12 72 (21.36%) Software Testing
13 69 (20.47%) System Integration Testing
14 68 (20.18%) C#
15 63 (18.69%) SQL
15 63 (18.69%) Automation Testing
16 60 (17.80%) Test Management
17 58 (17.21%) Functional Testing
18 57 (16.91%) Java
19 56 (16.62%) HP Quality Center
20 55 (16.32%) Automated Testing
21 53 (15.73%) Windows
21 53 (15.73%) Mentoring
22 51 (15.13%) Performance Testing
23 48 (14.24%) Python
23 48 (14.24%) Waterfall
24 44 (13.06%) Degree
25 42 (12.46%) Defect Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.89%) Confluence
2 3 (0.89%) Documentum
2 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.59%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.86%) MS Office
2 11 (3.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.59%) BASE24
5 2 (0.59%) Primavera
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) GitHub
1 2 (0.59%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.45%) VoIP
2 14 (4.15%) Firewall
3 11 (3.26%) VLAN
4 3 (0.89%) Network Security
4 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.59%) ATM
5 2 (0.59%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.97%) Data Mining
2 9 (2.67%) Big Data
3 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 80 (23.74%) Selenium
2 38 (11.28%) JIRA
3 36 (10.68%) HP UFT
4 28 (8.31%) WebDriver
5 22 (6.53%) JMeter
6 19 (5.64%) Bugzilla
6 19 (5.64%) Ranorex
6 19 (5.64%) Testopia
7 16 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.45%) InstallShield
9 13 (3.86%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.56%) LoadRunner
11 10 (2.97%) Git (software)
11 10 (2.97%) NUnit
11 10 (2.97%) SpecFlow
12 9 (2.67%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.78%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.78%) Introscope
13 6 (1.78%) WebLOAD
14 5 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 138 (40.95%) Finance
2 35 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.53%) Banking
4 20 (5.93%) Automotive
5 12 (3.56%) Retail
6 8 (2.37%) Games
7 7 (2.08%) Marketing
8 5 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.19%) Publishing
10 3 (0.89%) Electronics
11 2 (0.59%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 137 (40.65%) Analyst
2 127 (37.69%) Test Analyst
3 65 (19.29%) Test Manager
4 54 (16.02%) Senior Analyst
4 54 (16.02%) Senior Test Analyst
5 48 (14.24%) Test Leader
6 34 (10.09%) Tester
7 32 (9.50%) Junior
8 29 (8.61%) Test Engineer
9 27 (8.01%) Automation Test Analyst
10 26 (7.72%) Automation Test Lead
10 26 (7.72%) Financial Analyst
11 25 (7.42%) Junior Analyst
12 24 (7.12%) Service Analyst
13 23 (6.82%) Junior Test Analyst
14 15 (4.45%) Developer
15 14 (4.15%) Junior Tester
16 13 (3.86%) AS400 Test Analyst
16 13 (3.86%) Automation Tester
16 13 (3.86%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.98%) XML
2 12 (3.56%) .NET
2 12 (3.56%) HTML
2 12 (3.56%) Web Services
3 10 (2.97%) Middleware
4 5 (1.48%) JSON
4 5 (1.48%) LAMP
4 5 (1.48%) RESTful
4 5 (1.48%) WPF
5 4 (1.19%) CSS
5 4 (1.19%) DOM
5 4 (1.19%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.89%) J2EE
6 3 (0.89%) SOAP
7 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.59%) EDI
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.93%) AS400
2 14 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.26%) CESG
4 10 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.78%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.48%) Cybercrime
6 5 (1.48%) Statistics
7 3 (0.89%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.59%) Contactless
8 2 (0.59%) EMV
8 2 (0.59%) Fintech
8 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.73%) Windows
2 34 (10.09%) Unix
3 22 (6.53%) Linux
4 15 (4.45%) Solaris
5 14 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (44.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 140 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (35.61%) Regression Testing
4 115 (34.12%) Test Automation
5 109 (32.34%) Test Scripting
6 74 (21.96%) Integration Testing
7 73 (21.66%) SDLC
8 72 (21.36%) Manual Testing
8 72 (21.36%) Software Testing
9 69 (20.47%) System Integration Testing
10 63 (18.69%) Automation Testing
11 60 (17.80%) Test Management
12 58 (17.21%) Functional Testing
13 55 (16.32%) Automated Testing
14 53 (15.73%) Mentoring
15 51 (15.13%) Performance Testing
16 48 (14.24%) Waterfall
17 42 (12.46%) Defect Management
18 39 (11.57%) V-Model
19 37 (10.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 68 (20.18%) C#
2 63 (18.69%) SQL
3 57 (16.91%) Java
4 48 (14.24%) Python
5 32 (9.50%) Perl
6 26 (7.72%) Ruby
7 25 (7.42%) C
8 21 (6.23%) C++
9 14 (4.15%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) Groovy
13 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (40.06%) ISTQB
2 115 (34.12%) ISEB
3 44 (13.06%) Degree
4 32 (9.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 26 (7.72%) Security Cleared
6 25 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (4.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.26%) CCNA
8 11 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.26%) MCITP
8 11 (3.26%) MCSA
8 11 (3.26%) MCSE
8 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.78%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.89%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (28.78%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (3.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (16.62%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (3.26%) vMotion
3 6 (1.78%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.78%) Nessus
3 6 (1.78%) Nmap
4 2 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 40 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.57%) HP
3 21 (6.23%) Oracle
4 15 (4.45%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.26%) Citrix
5 11 (3.26%) VMware
6 9 (2.67%) SAP
7 8 (2.37%) CA
7 8 (2.37%) Sophos
8 6 (1.78%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.78%) Cadence
8 6 (1.78%) Coverity
8 6 (1.78%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.48%) TOWER Software
10 4 (1.19%) Demandware
11 3 (0.89%) NICE Systems
12 2 (0.59%) Rally
12 2 (0.59%) TSYS
12 2 (0.59%) VeriFone
12 2 (0.59%) VocaLink
Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Madgex
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago