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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
England / London
Rank 279 288 260
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 346 463 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 277 376 378
Median salary £57,604 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.18% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,775
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30196 37630 37573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.22% 89.68% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25329 32124 31338
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 65 £60,000 -5.88% 14
Croydon +9 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Greenford +8 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £41,250 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £55,000 -
Osterley - 1 £55,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 391 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (42.90%) QA
3 235 (33.38%) Finance
4 202 (28.69%) Selenium
5 171 (24.29%) Test Automation
6 158 (22.44%) C#
7 149 (21.16%) Java
8 137 (19.46%) SQL
9 130 (18.47%) SDLC
10 124 (17.61%) ISEB
11 123 (17.47%) Banking
12 120 (17.05%) .NET
13 118 (16.76%) Degree
14 114 (16.19%) Test Scripting
15 109 (15.48%) Test Management
16 108 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
17 103 (14.63%) Scrum
18 101 (14.35%) Web Services
19 100 (14.20%) BDD
20 99 (14.06%) JavaScript
20 99 (14.06%) ISTQB
21 97 (13.78%) Microsoft
22 96 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
23 95 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
24 94 (13.35%) Regression Testing
25 93 (13.21%) Linux
26 92 (13.07%) WebDriver
27 81 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
28 79 (11.22%) Software Testing
29 77 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management

Test Strategy
Top Related 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 17 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.42%) Confluence
6 9 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.99%) IIS
7 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.85%) Apache
9 5 (0.71%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.57%) Documentum
10 4 (0.57%) Jetty
11 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.14%) CICS
12 1 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 73 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.27%) MS Office
3 13 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.28%) HFM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.41%) SaaS
4 11 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.28%) IaaS
5 9 (1.28%) PaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.11%) Internet
2 16 (2.27%) Firewall
3 15 (2.13%) HTTP
4 11 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.83%) Big Data
3 31 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.55%) Hadoop
5 22 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.41%) Power BI
7 15 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.99%) GIS
9 12 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.70%) KDB
10 11 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (1.56%) Kdb+
10 11 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.56%) Redis
11 9 (1.28%) CouchDB
11 9 (1.28%) DB2
11 9 (1.28%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 202 (28.69%) Selenium
2 92 (13.07%) WebDriver
3 66 (9.38%) HP UFT
4 64 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 51 (7.24%) Protractor
6 49 (6.96%) LoadRunner
7 45 (6.39%) Jenkins
7 45 (6.39%) JIRA
8 44 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 43 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (5.26%) Visual Studio
11 35 (4.97%) SpecFlow
12 34 (4.83%) JUnit
13 31 (4.40%) JMeter
13 31 (4.40%) TestNG
14 24 (3.41%) FitNesse
15 23 (3.27%) Fiddler
15 23 (3.27%) Jasmine
16 20 (2.84%) NUnit
17 18 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 235 (33.38%) Finance
2 123 (17.47%) Banking
3 43 (6.11%) Retail
4 27 (3.84%) Law
5 21 (2.98%) Legal
6 20 (2.84%) Front Office
7 18 (2.56%) Back Office
8 16 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.13%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.70%) Marketing
11 8 (1.14%) French Language
12 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.85%) Military
14 3 (0.43%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Games
15 2 (0.28%) Avionics
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (20.74%) Analyst
2 122 (17.33%) Test Manager
3 85 (12.07%) Test Analyst
4 82 (11.65%) Consultant
5 80 (11.36%) Test Leader
6 77 (10.94%) QA Engineer
7 73 (10.37%) Test Consultant
8 64 (9.09%) Developer
9 45 (6.39%) Test Engineer
10 41 (5.82%) QA Analyst
10 41 (5.82%) Senior QA Engineer
11 40 (5.68%) Tester
12 34 (4.83%) Team Leader
13 33 (4.69%) QA Leader
14 31 (4.40%) Senior Manager
15 28 (3.98%) QA Manager
16 27 (3.84%) Automation Engineer
16 27 (3.84%) Test Automation Consultant
17 26 (3.69%) C# Developer
18 25 (3.55%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.05%) .NET
2 101 (14.35%) Web Services
3 46 (6.53%) HTML
4 34 (4.83%) CSS
5 28 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 28 (3.98%) REST
5 28 (3.98%) XML
6 25 (3.55%) SOAP
7 19 (2.70%) Gherkin
8 16 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.42%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.42%) J2EE
10 9 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (1.28%) Swing
11 8 (1.14%) HTML5
11 8 (1.14%) JSON
11 8 (1.14%) Middleware
11 8 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.99%) Node.js
12 7 (0.99%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.83%) User Experience
5 30 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 23 (3.27%) Fintech
8 22 (3.13%) Derivative
9 20 (2.84%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.56%) Online Banking
11 17 (2.41%) Equities
12 16 (2.27%) Client/Server
13 15 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
14 14 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.99%) Reinsurance
16 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (13.21%) Linux
2 60 (8.52%) Windows
3 37 (5.26%) Unix
4 23 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.41%) Android
5 17 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) AIX
9 3 (0.43%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (24.29%) Test Automation
3 130 (18.47%) SDLC
4 114 (16.19%) Test Scripting
5 109 (15.48%) Test Management
6 108 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (14.63%) Scrum
8 100 (14.20%) BDD
9 95 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
10 94 (13.35%) Regression Testing
11 81 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 79 (11.22%) Software Testing
13 77 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 74 (10.51%) Automated Testing
15 73 (10.37%) TDD
16 71 (10.09%) E-Commerce
17 67 (9.52%) Automation Testing
17 67 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 66 (9.38%) OO
19 65 (9.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (22.44%) C#
2 149 (21.16%) Java
3 137 (19.46%) SQL
4 99 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.26%) C
6 28 (3.98%) C++
7 24 (3.41%) Python
8 19 (2.70%) Ruby
9 16 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.99%) Groovy
11 12 (1.70%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.56%) F#
12 11 (1.56%) Perl
12 11 (1.56%) R
13 9 (1.28%) Scala
14 8 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.71%) PHP
15 5 (0.71%) VB
16 4 (0.57%) ANSI SQL
17 3 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 124 (17.61%) ISEB
2 118 (16.76%) Degree
3 99 (14.06%) ISTQB
4 33 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.27%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.85%) CISSP
11 5 (0.71%) CCNA
11 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.71%) HND
11 5 (0.71%) MBCS
11 5 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.57%) IISP
13 2 (0.28%) CISA
13 2 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (42.90%) QA
2 41 (5.82%) SDET
3 12 (1.70%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) HL7
4 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.71%) MiFID
4 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.28%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.28%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.28%) Docker
2 9 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.27%) Puppet
3 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (0.57%) Kibana
6 3 (0.43%) WSUS
7 2 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.10%) HP
3 48 (6.82%) SAP
4 45 (6.39%) Oracle
5 13 (1.85%) Hyperion
5 13 (1.85%) Splunk
5 13 (1.85%) VMware
6 12 (1.70%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.56%) Google
8 10 (1.42%) Tableau
9 9 (1.28%) Cognizant
9 9 (1.28%) VocaLink
10 8 (1.14%) BT
11 7 (0.99%) Borland
11 7 (0.99%) Pega
11 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.57%) ArcSight
13 4 (0.57%) EMC
14 3 (0.43%) Sitecore
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
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London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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London
City & Guilds
Salary: From £41,993 per annum
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London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Highams
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City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + pension & healthcare
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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London
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,500 per annum
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City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
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Michael Bailey Associates
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Salary: £51,296 per annum
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