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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 64 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 38 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.78% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 1.35% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 3
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £34,200 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £68,600 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1179 1403 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.37% 85.55% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 699 908 498
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 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 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Project Management
4 15 (27.27%) Coaching
5 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.64%) Banking
6 13 (23.64%) QA
7 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 11 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (18.18%) Degree
10 9 (16.36%) Test Management
10 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
11 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
11 8 (14.55%) Splunk
11 8 (14.55%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
11 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (14.55%) Migration
11 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (14.55%) Service Management
11 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (14.55%) IIS
11 8 (14.55%) CISSP
12 7 (12.73%) Informatica
12 7 (12.73%) ETL
12 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Data Integration

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (14.55%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
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 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Test Manager
2 15 (27.27%) Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Change Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Architect
9 1 (1.82%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XSLT
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
1 1 (1.82%) XForms
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Project Management
3 15 (27.27%) Coaching
4 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 9 (16.36%) Test Management
7 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
8 8 (14.55%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (14.55%) Migration
8 8 (14.55%) Service Management
9 7 (12.73%) ETL
9 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.09%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) CISSP
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.27%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Splunk
1 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
2 7 (12.73%) Informatica
3 5 (9.09%) Teradata
3 5 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
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