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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 83 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.53% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.67% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 6
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
991 1139 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.51% 91.49% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 628 770 790
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
5 8 (28.57%) CISSP
5 8 (28.57%) IIS
5 8 (28.57%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (28.57%) Degree
5 8 (28.57%) Law
5 8 (28.57%) Information Security
5 8 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (28.57%) Splunk
5 8 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 8 (28.57%) IISP
5 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (28.57%) Compliance Management
5 8 (28.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 8 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Selenium
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Head of Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Development Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Compliance Management
4 8 (28.57%) Information Security
4 8 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 8 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (28.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Data Management
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CISSP
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
1 8 (28.57%) IISP
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 8 (28.57%) Splunk
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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