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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 68 65 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 2.67% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 2
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
1078 1319 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.97% 90.40% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 623 852 852
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,722 £60,000 £64,000
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 24 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 31 (60.78%) Degree
2 28 (54.90%) Law
3 27 (52.94%) Performance Management
3 27 (52.94%) Portfolio Management
3 27 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 21 (41.18%) Project Management
5 18 (35.29%) CISSP
5 18 (35.29%) IIS
5 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (35.29%) Splunk
5 18 (35.29%) IISP
5 18 (35.29%) Security Operations
5 18 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (35.29%) ArcSight
5 18 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
5 18 (35.29%) Security Architecture
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
7 14 (27.45%) Test Management
8 13 (25.49%) Network Security
8 13 (25.49%) SIEM
8 13 (25.49%) QRadar
9 11 (21.57%) ITIL
10 9 (17.65%) Service Management
10 9 (17.65%) ITSM
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.65%) Banking
10 9 (17.65%) COBIT
10 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 9 (17.65%) FrontRange

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 18 (35.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 28 (54.90%) Law
2 16 (31.37%) Finance
3 9 (17.65%) Banking
4 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Consultant
2 18 (35.29%) Security Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Test Manager
4 9 (17.65%) Management Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Test Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) IT Manager
6 5 (9.80%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Ajax
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) CSS3
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 18 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Economics
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Performance Management
1 27 (52.94%) Portfolio Management
2 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 18 (35.29%) Security Architecture
3 18 (35.29%) Security Operations
3 18 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (27.45%) Test Management
5 13 (25.49%) SIEM
6 11 (21.57%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Business Transformation
7 9 (17.65%) IT Governance
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
7 9 (17.65%) ITSM
7 9 (17.65%) Service Management
7 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Defect Management
10 5 (9.80%) Coaching
10 5 (9.80%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Degree
2 18 (35.29%) CISSP
2 18 (35.29%) IISP
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 9 (17.65%) COBIT
3 5 (9.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) QRadar
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) ArcSight
1 18 (35.29%) Splunk
2 9 (17.65%) FrontRange
2 9 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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