The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 87 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.55% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.70% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 8
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £40,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,700 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) QA
3 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
4 11 (26.83%) HP
4 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) Test Management
6 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
6 9 (21.95%) ISEB
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (17.07%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) ServiceNow
8 7 (17.07%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (17.07%) IT Governance
8 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
8 7 (17.07%) ITSM
8 7 (17.07%) COBIT
8 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (17.07%) FrontRange
8 7 (17.07%) BMC
8 7 (17.07%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) Remedy
9 5 (12.20%) Mainframe
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Change Management
9 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Test Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (9.76%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Audit Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Audit Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Documentation Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.76%) iSeries
2 4 (9.76%) Blog
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
2 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Test Management
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Improvement
5 7 (17.07%) IT Governance
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
5 7 (17.07%) ITSM
5 7 (17.07%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C#
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
1 9 (21.95%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) CISA
2 4 (9.76%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) QA
2 7 (17.07%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) HP
2 7 (17.07%) ServiceNow
2 7 (17.07%) FrontRange
2 7 (17.07%) BMC
2 7 (17.07%) Remedy
3 4 (9.76%) Sybase
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
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