Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 296 288
Rank change year-on-year -48 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 696 831 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.21% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 574 655 911
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,847 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,323 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.37% -1.36% +5.26%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69199 68947 80041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.62% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53178 59332 67406
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +54 197 £60,000 -4.00% 10
West London 0 52 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South London -29 18 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Test Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 435 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (61.78%) Test Automation
3 369 (53.02%) QA
4 249 (35.78%) Finance
5 208 (29.89%) Java
6 201 (28.88%) Selenium
7 168 (24.14%) SQL
8 138 (19.83%) Degree
9 134 (19.25%) BDD
10 133 (19.11%) Banking
11 131 (18.82%) C#
12 118 (16.95%) SDLC
13 103 (14.80%) Cucumber
14 102 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 100 (14.37%) Test Scripting
15 100 (14.37%) .NET
15 100 (14.37%) Regression Testing
16 99 (14.22%) Test Management
17 98 (14.08%) Scrum
18 96 (13.79%) JIRA
19 94 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 93 (13.36%) Project Management
21 89 (12.79%) Microsoft
21 89 (12.79%) WebDriver
22 88 (12.64%) Functional Testing
23 84 (12.07%) TDD
24 81 (11.64%) Software Testing
25 76 (10.92%) Computer Science
26 75 (10.78%) JavaScript
27 71 (10.20%) HTML

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 18 (2.59%) Confluence
2 14 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.58%) IIS
4 8 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.15%) CMS
5 6 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.57%) Apache
6 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.57%) nginx
6 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.29%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (6.61%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.86%) HFM
3 6 (0.86%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Unica
6 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.45%) GitHub
4 6 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.86%) SaaS
5 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) AdWords
7 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.29%) npm
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.59%) Internet
2 12 (1.72%) HTTP
3 10 (1.44%) VSAT
4 8 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (1.15%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.15%) VoIP
5 6 (0.86%) LAN
5 6 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.86%) WAN
6 4 (0.57%) SAN
6 4 (0.57%) SMS
6 4 (0.57%) SMTP
7 2 (0.29%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.29%) 802.11
7 2 (0.29%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.29%) WebEx
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.45%) Big Data
4 14 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.87%) Power BI
6 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.44%) MySQL
7 10 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.15%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (0.86%) Neo4j
11 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.86%) Redis
12 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 201 (28.88%) Selenium
2 103 (14.80%) Cucumber
3 96 (13.79%) JIRA
4 89 (12.79%) WebDriver
5 61 (8.76%) Jenkins
6 44 (6.32%) JUnit
7 36 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (5.03%) SpecFlow
9 33 (4.74%) FitNesse
10 30 (4.31%) HP UFT
10 30 (4.31%) TestNG
11 27 (3.88%) SoapUI
12 26 (3.74%) Protractor
13 22 (3.16%) JMeter
13 22 (3.16%) Zephyr
14 21 (3.02%) Git (software)
14 21 (3.02%) Jasmine
14 21 (3.02%) Visual Studio
15 20 (2.87%) NUnit
16 17 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 249 (35.78%) Finance
2 133 (19.11%) Banking
3 40 (5.75%) Retail
4 39 (5.60%) Marketing
5 33 (4.74%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.02%) Back Office
7 19 (2.73%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.44%) Legal
8 17 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.72%) Military
10 11 (1.58%) Front Office
11 10 (1.44%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.15%) Games
12 8 (1.15%) Law
12 8 (1.15%) Publishing
13 4 (0.57%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Electronics
14 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.43%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 136 (19.54%) Analyst
2 81 (11.64%) Test Manager
3 73 (10.49%) Developer
4 72 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 69 (9.91%) QA Engineer
6 64 (9.20%) Tester
7 57 (8.19%) Test Leader
8 48 (6.90%) Consultant
9 44 (6.32%) Test Consultant
10 43 (6.18%) Business Analyst
11 38 (5.46%) QA Analyst
12 37 (5.32%) QA Leader
13 36 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (4.60%) Associate Director
15 29 (4.17%) QA Manager
15 29 (4.17%) Test Engineer
16 28 (4.02%) QA Test Analyst
17 27 (3.88%) Developer in Test
18 23 (3.30%) Principal Consultant
19 22 (3.16%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (14.37%) .NET
2 71 (10.20%) HTML
3 41 (5.89%) SOAP
3 41 (5.89%) Web Services
4 39 (5.60%) REST
5 37 (5.32%) AngularJS
6 36 (5.17%) CSS
7 27 (3.88%) ASP.NET
7 27 (3.88%) RESTful
8 23 (3.30%) STL
9 22 (3.16%) HTML5
10 19 (2.73%) Murex Flex
11 18 (2.59%) Gherkin
11 18 (2.59%) Node.js
12 17 (2.44%) Apache CXF
13 16 (2.30%) JSON
14 15 (2.16%) Middleware
15 10 (1.44%) WinForms
16 9 (1.29%) jQuery
16 9 (1.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 62 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (6.61%) Fintech
4 34 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.88%) Fixed Income
6 25 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 22 (3.16%) User Experience
9 19 (2.73%) Hedge funds
10 17 (2.44%) Virtual Team
11 15 (2.16%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.58%) Equities
13 9 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
17 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
17 4 (0.57%) SWIFT
18 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
18 3 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.62%) Windows
2 47 (6.75%) Linux
3 39 (5.60%) Unix
4 31 (4.45%) Android
5 22 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.57%) CentOS
8 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (61.78%) Test Automation
3 134 (19.25%) BDD
4 118 (16.95%) SDLC
5 102 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 100 (14.37%) Regression Testing
6 100 (14.37%) Test Scripting
7 99 (14.22%) Test Management
8 98 (14.08%) Scrum
9 94 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (13.36%) Project Management
11 88 (12.64%) Functional Testing
12 84 (12.07%) TDD
13 81 (11.64%) Software Testing
14 70 (10.06%) Integration Testing
15 69 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing
16 67 (9.63%) DevOps
17 63 (9.05%) Performance Testing
18 62 (8.91%) Mentoring
19 59 (8.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 208 (29.89%) Java
2 168 (24.14%) SQL
3 131 (18.82%) C#
4 75 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.04%) C++
6 43 (6.18%) Python
7 42 (6.03%) Ruby
8 20 (2.87%) Scala
9 15 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.44%) PHP
11 8 (1.15%) R
12 7 (1.01%) C
12 7 (1.01%) Groovy
13 6 (0.86%) F#
14 4 (0.57%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.57%) Perl
14 4 (0.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.29%) Go
15 2 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (19.83%) Degree
2 64 (9.20%) ISTQB
3 57 (8.19%) ISEB
4 45 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.72%) ACCA
9 5 (0.72%) PMP
10 4 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.43%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.43%) MBCS
11 3 (0.43%) OSCP
12 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (53.02%) QA
2 14 (2.01%) PMO
3 8 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) GAAP
4 4 (0.57%) MiFID
4 4 (0.57%) SEPA
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (8.19%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.01%) Puppet
4 3 (0.43%) Nessus
4 3 (0.43%) Nmap
5 2 (0.29%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 89 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.20%) Oracle
3 21 (3.02%) Murex
4 20 (2.87%) SAP
5 14 (2.01%) HP
6 13 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.72%) Cognizant
7 12 (1.72%) VMware
8 11 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.58%) Hyperion
8 11 (1.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 11 (1.58%) Xerox
9 10 (1.44%) Cisco
9 10 (1.44%) Google
10 8 (1.15%) Perfecto Mobile
11 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.86%) Adobe
12 6 (0.86%) Tableau
13 4 (0.57%) Charles River
13 4 (0.57%) Sitecore