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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 84 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 25 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 0.71% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.84% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 18
Average salary £37,500 £66,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.18% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £66,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Finance
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) QA
3 10 (31.25%) Test Management
4 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.75%) Six Sigma
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 6 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Banking
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) ISEB
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) IIS
6 5 (15.63%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Product Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Test Management
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 6 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) System Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Product Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Splunk
2 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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