The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 61 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 35 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.69% 1.02% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.19% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 5
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,725 £69,500 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Test Strategy
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1122 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Project Management
4 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (27.27%) Coaching
5 13 (23.64%) QA
6 12 (21.82%) Performance Management
6 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
6 12 (21.82%) Banking
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.18%) Degree
9 9 (16.36%) Security Architecture
9 9 (16.36%) Splunk
9 9 (16.36%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (16.36%) ArcSight
9 9 (16.36%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (16.36%) PCI DSS
9 9 (16.36%) IIS
9 9 (16.36%) CISSP
10 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.55%) Service Management
10 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (14.55%) Test Management
10 8 (14.55%) Migration
10 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
11 7 (12.73%) ETL

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.64%) JMeter
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Test Manager
1 16 (29.09%) Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Payments Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Head of Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Project Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Project Management
3 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (27.27%) Coaching
4 12 (21.82%) Performance Management
4 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.36%) Security Architecture
6 9 (16.36%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (16.36%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (14.55%) Service Management
7 8 (14.55%) Test Management
7 8 (14.55%) Migration
7 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.73%) ETL
9 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) CISSP
3 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Splunk
1 9 (16.36%) ArcSight
2 7 (12.73%) Informatica
3 5 (9.09%) Teradata
3 5 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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