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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 70 67 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 2.77% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.05% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 11
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1009 1279 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.15% 90.77% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 797 870
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Law
3 17 (43.59%) Degree
3 17 (43.59%) Performance Management
3 17 (43.59%) Portfolio Management
3 17 (43.59%) Data Centre
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Project Management
6 11 (28.21%) CISSP
6 11 (28.21%) IIS
6 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (28.21%) IISP
6 11 (28.21%) Security Operations
6 11 (28.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (28.21%) Splunk
6 11 (28.21%) ArcSight
6 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
6 11 (28.21%) PCI DSS
6 11 (28.21%) Compliance Management
6 11 (28.21%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Network Security
8 9 (23.08%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) QA
9 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
9 8 (20.51%) Information Security
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) Security Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Test Leader
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Network Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Management Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Ajax
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Performance Management
1 17 (43.59%) Portfolio Management
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Compliance Management
4 11 (28.21%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
4 11 (28.21%) Security Operations
4 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Business Transformation
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security
7 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 6 (15.38%) ITSM
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) Test Management
8 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PL/1
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 11 (28.21%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) IISP
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (28.21%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.51%) QA
3 6 (15.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.13%) QRadar
2 1 (2.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) ArcSight
1 11 (28.21%) Splunk
2 6 (15.38%) HEAT Software
2 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
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