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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 72 60 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 3.13% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.48% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 14
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £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
1030 1408 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.23% 89.97% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 737 865 892
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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
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 1 October 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 22 (47.83%) Law
3 21 (45.65%) Performance Management
3 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
3 21 (45.65%) Data Centre
4 17 (36.96%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Project Management
6 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
7 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (26.09%) IIS
7 12 (26.09%) CISSP
7 12 (26.09%) IISP
7 12 (26.09%) Security Operations
7 12 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (26.09%) Compliance Management
7 12 (26.09%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 12 (26.09%) ArcSight
7 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 12 (26.09%) Splunk
7 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.74%) ITIL
9 10 (21.74%) Test Management
9 10 (21.74%) Business Transformation
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
10 9 (19.57%) Defect Management
10 9 (19.57%) ServiceNow
10 9 (19.57%) Service Management
10 9 (19.57%) ITSM

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 12 (26.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (47.83%) Law
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Security Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Test Leader
3 9 (19.57%) Management Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Service Management Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Ajax
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) CSS3
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Economics
5 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Performance Management
1 21 (45.65%) Portfolio Management
2 15 (32.61%) Project Management
3 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Compliance Management
4 12 (26.09%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 12 (26.09%) Security Operations
4 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.74%) Business Transformation
6 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) Test Management
7 9 (19.57%) Defect Management
7 9 (19.57%) IT Governance
7 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
7 9 (19.57%) ITSM
7 9 (19.57%) Service Management
8 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) CISSP
2 12 (26.09%) IISP
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (19.57%) COBIT
3 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) QRadar
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) ArcSight
1 12 (26.09%) Splunk
2 9 (19.57%) FrontRange
2 9 (19.57%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle