The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 271 287
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 365 480 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 255 380 394
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £79,400
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 32999 36295 39974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.60% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26315 31429 33583
Median salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 in London.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in London

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in London

Test Strategy
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
City of London +15 74 £57,500 -11.53% 17
Heathrow +7 4 - -
Croydon -13 2 £68,753 +37.50%
Wimbledon +15 1 £55,000 -
Greenford -5 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Hounslow -6 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Test Strategy
England

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 London region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 422 (58.77%) Test Automation
2 417 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (40.53%) QA
4 254 (35.38%) Finance
5 237 (33.01%) Selenium
6 182 (25.35%) Java
7 166 (23.12%) Banking
8 158 (22.01%) C#
9 157 (21.87%) SQL
10 147 (20.47%) .NET
11 133 (18.52%) Test Scripting
12 129 (17.97%) SDLC
13 128 (17.83%) BDD
14 127 (17.69%) Degree
15 122 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 120 (16.71%) Regression Testing
17 111 (15.46%) JavaScript
18 105 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
19 102 (14.21%) ISEB
20 101 (14.07%) Scrum
20 101 (14.07%) Test Management
20 101 (14.07%) Non-Functional Testing
21 99 (13.79%) ISTQB
22 94 (13.09%) User Acceptance Testing
23 93 (12.95%) WebDriver
24 92 (12.81%) Microsoft
25 89 (12.40%) Mentoring
26 87 (12.12%) Functional Testing
27 85 (11.84%) Cucumber
28 80 (11.14%) TDD

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.81%) Confluence
2 13 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.11%) IIS
4 6 (0.84%) Apache
4 6 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Documentum
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.56%) Campfire
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.56%) HFM
2 4 (0.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 4 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.81%) SaaS
5 6 (0.84%) GitHub
6 5 (0.70%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.56%) Asana
7 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.56%) IaaS
7 4 (0.56%) PaaS
7 4 (0.56%) Slack
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.14%) Force.com
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.87%) Internet
2 16 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.11%) HTTP
4 5 (0.70%) Firewall
5 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) IPsec
6 1 (0.14%) IPv4
6 1 (0.14%) IPv6
6 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) Multicast
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) PPP
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) UPnP
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) WebEx
6 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.62%) MongoDB
3 25 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (3.34%) Big Data
5 20 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.81%) Neo4j
7 13 (1.81%) Redis
8 12 (1.67%) Power BI
9 11 (1.53%) KDB
9 11 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.39%) Kdb+
11 7 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.97%) MySQL
11 7 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 237 (33.01%) Selenium
2 93 (12.95%) WebDriver
3 85 (11.84%) Cucumber
4 74 (10.31%) JIRA
5 69 (9.61%) HP UFT
6 65 (9.05%) Protractor
7 52 (7.24%) LoadRunner
8 47 (6.55%) JUnit
9 44 (6.13%) SpecFlow
10 40 (5.57%) Jenkins
10 40 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (5.43%) Jasmine
11 39 (5.43%) TestNG
12 36 (5.01%) JMeter
13 35 (4.87%) FitNesse
14 34 (4.74%) Git (software)
15 33 (4.60%) Visual Studio
16 20 (2.79%) Fiddler
17 15 (2.09%) NUnit
18 13 (1.81%) Ant
General
1 254 (35.38%) Finance
2 166 (23.12%) Banking
3 64 (8.91%) Retail
4 54 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.60%) Law
6 28 (3.90%) Retail Banking
7 26 (3.62%) Front Office
8 24 (3.34%) Legal
9 23 (3.20%) Back Office
10 15 (2.09%) Marketing
11 12 (1.67%) French Language
11 12 (1.67%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.25%) Advertising
13 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.97%) Military
15 4 (0.56%) Billing
15 4 (0.56%) Publishing
16 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.28%) Avionics
17 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (20.19%) Analyst
2 112 (15.60%) Test Manager
3 99 (13.79%) Test Leader
4 85 (11.84%) Consultant
5 81 (11.28%) Test Analyst
6 79 (11.00%) Test Consultant
7 74 (10.31%) Developer
8 67 (9.33%) QA Engineer
9 56 (7.80%) QA Analyst
10 45 (6.27%) Tester
11 43 (5.99%) QA Manager
12 40 (5.57%) Principal Consultant
13 36 (5.01%) Test Engineer
14 35 (4.87%) Test Automation Consultant
15 31 (4.32%) QA Test Analyst
16 30 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
17 28 (3.90%) QA Leader
17 28 (3.90%) Senior Manager
18 27 (3.76%) Lead Test Analyst
18 27 (3.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (20.47%) .NET
2 68 (9.47%) Web Services
3 65 (9.05%) HTML
4 49 (6.82%) CSS
5 41 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 27 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 23 (3.20%) REST
8 22 (3.06%) Gherkin
8 22 (3.06%) Murex Flex
9 16 (2.23%) SOAP
9 16 (2.23%) Swing
10 15 (2.09%) STL
11 12 (1.67%) HTML5
12 11 (1.53%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.53%) Node.js
12 11 (1.53%) XML
13 10 (1.39%) Apache CXF
14 8 (1.11%) jQuery
14 8 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.24%) Fixed Income
3 51 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 29 (4.04%) Derivative
6 29 (4.04%) Fintech
7 28 (3.90%) User Experience
8 27 (3.76%) Equities
9 26 (3.62%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.51%) Client/Server
11 17 (2.37%) Online Banking
12 14 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
13 12 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.25%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.25%) Data Centre
16 8 (1.11%) Reinsurance
17 7 (0.97%) Cyber Defence
17 7 (0.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.14%) Linux
2 52 (7.24%) Windows
3 33 (4.60%) Android
4 28 (3.90%) Unix
5 16 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (58.77%) Test Automation
2 417 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 129 (17.97%) SDLC
5 128 (17.83%) BDD
6 122 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 120 (16.71%) Regression Testing
8 105 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (14.07%) Non-Functional Testing
9 101 (14.07%) Scrum
9 101 (14.07%) Test Management
10 94 (13.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 89 (12.40%) Mentoring
12 87 (12.12%) Functional Testing
13 80 (11.14%) TDD
14 74 (10.31%) Project Management
15 73 (10.17%) Integration Testing
16 66 (9.19%) Software Testing
17 62 (8.64%) Coaching
18 59 (8.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 182 (25.35%) Java
2 158 (22.01%) C#
3 157 (21.87%) SQL
4 111 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 38 (5.29%) C++
6 34 (4.74%) Python
7 22 (3.06%) Ruby
8 19 (2.65%) C
9 14 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.81%) F#
11 9 (1.25%) Scala
12 5 (0.70%) VB
12 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (0.56%) Groovy
14 3 (0.42%) R
14 3 (0.42%) VBA
15 2 (0.28%) Perl
15 2 (0.28%) PHP
16 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (17.69%) Degree
2 102 (14.21%) ISEB
3 99 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 34 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.84%) MBCS
8 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.84%) PMP
9 4 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.42%) ACCA
10 3 (0.42%) CCNA
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.42%) HND
10 3 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (40.53%) QA
2 7 (0.97%) PMO
3 4 (0.56%) HL7
3 4 (0.56%) MiFID
4 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) SEPA
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) GAAP
6 1 (0.14%) IFRS
6 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.25%) Docker
2 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (5.01%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.25%) Puppet
3 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.14%) Kibana
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.08%) Oracle
3 45 (6.27%) SAP
4 29 (4.04%) HP
4 29 (4.04%) Murex
5 18 (2.51%) Google
6 17 (2.37%) Cognizant
7 15 (2.09%) Tableau
8 13 (1.81%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.25%) VMware
10 8 (1.11%) BT
10 8 (1.11%) Splunk
11 7 (0.97%) Borland
11 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.84%) Adobe
13 5 (0.70%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.70%) VocaLink
13 5 (0.70%) Xerox
14 4 (0.56%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.56%) Serena
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34,000- £50,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £92,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Agile Recruitment
Salary: Based on experience + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - 110,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34,000- £50,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £92,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34,000 - £95,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday