The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 81 96 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 0.51% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
960 963 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.24% 81.47% 77.64%
Number of salaries quoted 630 593 453
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Glasgow region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) V-Model
8 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
8 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Online Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) HND
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) Java

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (9.09%) BODI
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) TestNG
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) JBehave
1 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Testing Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JMS
1 2 (9.09%) FIXML
1 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Online Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
3 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) V-Model
5 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) ISEB
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (13.64%) HND
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) KANA
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Compuware
3 1 (4.55%) Verint
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