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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 73 68 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 22 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 2.71% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.07% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 13
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +32.53%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
1168 1205 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.21% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 754 717 946
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 22 (53.66%) Degree
3 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
4 19 (46.34%) Splunk
4 19 (46.34%) Portfolio Management
4 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
4 19 (46.34%) Security Architecture
4 19 (46.34%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (46.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (46.34%) Performance Management
4 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
5 18 (43.90%) CISSP
5 18 (43.90%) IIS
5 18 (43.90%) Law
5 18 (43.90%) Network Security
5 18 (43.90%) SIEM
5 18 (43.90%) QRadar
5 18 (43.90%) IISP
5 18 (43.90%) Security Operations
5 18 (43.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (34.15%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Test Management
8 8 (19.51%) Banking
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.07%) Business Development
10 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
10 6 (14.63%) SDLC
10 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
11 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
11 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (43.90%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 18 (43.90%) Law
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Consultant
1 19 (46.34%) Security Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) IT Consultant
2 9 (21.95%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Manager
4 5 (12.20%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Ajax
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) CSS3
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
2 18 (43.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Project Management
2 19 (46.34%) Performance Management
2 19 (46.34%) Portfolio Management
2 19 (46.34%) Security Architecture
2 19 (46.34%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (43.90%) Security Operations
3 18 (43.90%) SIEM
4 10 (24.39%) Test Management
5 7 (17.07%) Business Development
5 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
6 6 (14.63%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
7 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 18 (43.90%) IISP
3 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.76%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) QRadar
2 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
1 19 (46.34%) Splunk
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
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