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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 83 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 0.14% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.16% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £57,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.82% +42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
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
1065 1241 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.05% 86.97% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 675 775 685
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (60.38%) Banking
1 32 (60.38%) Finance
2 26 (49.06%) Test Management
3 18 (33.96%) QA
4 17 (32.08%) Retail
5 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
5 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (24.53%) SQL
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 11 (20.75%) Retail Banking
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
8 8 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) HP
9 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
9 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.21%) CSQA
9 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
10 6 (11.32%) Demand Management
10 6 (11.32%) Test Planning
10 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
10 6 (11.32%) PMI
10 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
11 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
11 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle
11 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.43%) TickIT

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Selenium
3 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.77%) Hudson
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.89%) Appium
General
1 32 (60.38%) Banking
1 32 (60.38%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Retail
3 11 (20.75%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Test Manager
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Test Leader
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Test Leader
5 8 (15.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Business Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Test Programme Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) PMI
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) IVR
3 3 (5.66%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.77%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Test Management
2 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
4 8 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.32%) Demand Management
6 6 (11.32%) Test Planning
7 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
7 5 (9.43%) CMMI
7 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) CSQA
3 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB
6 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
2 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.43%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) HP
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Siebel
3 3 (5.66%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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