The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 177 200
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 74 86 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.35% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.49% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 107
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4596 5757 9274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.29% 90.68% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 5256 7948
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in the City of London

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in the City of London

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 109 (76.22%) Test Automation
2 79 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (49.65%) Finance
4 59 (41.26%) QA
5 47 (32.87%) Selenium
6 44 (30.77%) SQL
7 42 (29.37%) Test Scripting
8 32 (22.38%) ISEB
9 31 (21.68%) Scrum
9 31 (21.68%) BDD
10 29 (20.28%) ISTQB
10 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
10 29 (20.28%) Non-Functional Testing
11 28 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (18.18%) SDLC
13 25 (17.48%) C#
14 23 (16.08%) Java
14 23 (16.08%) Linux
15 22 (15.38%) LoadRunner
15 22 (15.38%) Regression Testing
15 22 (15.38%) Integration Testing
16 21 (14.69%) Test Management
16 21 (14.69%) WebDriver
16 21 (14.69%) Microsoft Excel
16 21 (14.69%) .NET
17 20 (13.99%) Oracle
17 20 (13.99%) HP UFT
17 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
17 20 (13.99%) Fintech
18 18 (12.59%) Banking

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (6.29%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.10%) Jetty
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) HFM
2 3 (2.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.70%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) NAS
1 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.99%) Big Data
3 10 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.29%) KDB
4 9 (6.29%) Kdb+
4 9 (6.29%) Power BI
5 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (32.87%) Selenium
2 22 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 21 (14.69%) WebDriver
4 20 (13.99%) HP UFT
5 15 (10.49%) JIRA
6 13 (9.09%) Protractor
7 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
7 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.90%) Jasmine
8 7 (4.90%) JUnit
8 7 (4.90%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (4.90%) SilkTest
8 7 (4.90%) TestNG
9 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.20%) Subversion
10 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.80%) Ant
11 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.10%) Gatling
General
1 71 (49.65%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Banking
3 15 (10.49%) Law
3 15 (10.49%) Legal
4 10 (6.99%) Retail
5 8 (5.59%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.90%) French Language
6 7 (4.90%) Front Office
7 2 (1.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (33.57%) Analyst
2 37 (25.87%) Test Analyst
3 30 (20.98%) Test Leader
4 25 (17.48%) Test Manager
5 19 (13.29%) QA Analyst
6 17 (11.89%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Developer
8 15 (10.49%) Financial Analyst
9 13 (9.09%) QA Manager
10 12 (8.39%) QA Test Manager
10 12 (8.39%) Tester
11 11 (7.69%) QA Engineer
11 11 (7.69%) QA Leader
12 9 (6.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (6.29%) Business Analyst
12 9 (6.29%) KDB Developer
12 9 (6.29%) Software Developer
13 8 (5.59%) Senior Manager
13 8 (5.59%) Team Leader
13 8 (5.59%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) HTML
3 7 (4.90%) CSS
4 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.80%) HTML5
5 4 (2.80%) J2EE
5 4 (2.80%) JDBC
5 4 (2.80%) Swing
5 4 (2.80%) Web Services
6 3 (2.10%) Node.js
6 3 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.10%) RESTful
7 2 (1.40%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Fintech
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.90%) Credit Risk
5 7 (4.90%) Derivative
5 7 (4.90%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.90%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.50%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.08%) Linux
2 13 (9.09%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Unix
4 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (76.22%) Test Automation
2 79 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (29.37%) Test Scripting
4 31 (21.68%) BDD
4 31 (21.68%) Scrum
5 29 (20.28%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (18.18%) SDLC
8 22 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 22 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 21 (14.69%) Test Management
10 18 (12.59%) TDD
10 18 (12.59%) Validation
11 16 (11.19%) Software Testing
12 15 (10.49%) Service Management
12 15 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (9.79%) Coaching
13 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (9.79%) Performance Testing
14 13 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) SQL
2 25 (17.48%) C#
3 23 (16.08%) Java
4 16 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.80%) ANSI SQL
7 3 (2.10%) Ruby
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) ISEB
2 29 (20.28%) ISTQB
3 16 (11.19%) Degree
4 3 (2.10%) ACCA
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.40%) MBA
5 2 (1.40%) PhD
5 2 (1.40%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (41.26%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle
2 14 (9.79%) SAP
3 9 (6.29%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.29%) Tableau
4 7 (4.90%) Borland
5 3 (2.10%) HP
5 3 (2.10%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.70%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.70%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software
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