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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 72 61 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 22 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 2.84% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.19% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 11
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,650 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1110 1224 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.69% 89.08% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 675 747 915
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (53.19%) Project Management
2 24 (51.06%) Degree
3 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
4 21 (44.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (44.68%) Security Architecture
4 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (44.68%) Performance Management
4 21 (44.68%) PCI DSS
4 21 (44.68%) Splunk
4 21 (44.68%) Portfolio Management
4 21 (44.68%) ArcSight
5 20 (42.55%) Law
5 20 (42.55%) CISSP
5 20 (42.55%) IIS
5 20 (42.55%) IISP
5 20 (42.55%) Security Operations
5 20 (42.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (38.30%) QRadar
6 18 (38.30%) SIEM
6 18 (38.30%) Network Security
7 17 (36.17%) Finance
8 11 (23.40%) Test Management
9 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.28%) Banking
10 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
11 8 (17.02%) SDLC
11 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
12 7 (14.89%) Business Development
12 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.89%) ISEB

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 20 (42.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 20 (42.55%) Law
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Consultant
1 21 (44.68%) Security Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) IT Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) IT Security Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Test Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Development Manager
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) SAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Ajax
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) CSS3
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 20 (42.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Economics
4 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Project Management
2 21 (44.68%) Performance Management
2 21 (44.68%) Portfolio Management
2 21 (44.68%) Security Architecture
2 21 (44.68%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (42.55%) Security Operations
4 18 (38.30%) SIEM
5 11 (23.40%) Test Management
6 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Business Development
8 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Investment Management
11 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Degree
2 20 (42.55%) CISSP
2 20 (42.55%) IISP
3 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
4 7 (14.89%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (44.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) QRadar
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) ArcSight
1 21 (44.68%) Splunk
2 4 (8.51%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security