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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 92 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 1.30% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.56% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Average salary £52,063 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
973 897 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.64% 82.98% 75.37%
Number of salaries quoted 554 563 449
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) TestNG
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (18.18%) JBehave
6 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Maven

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) TestNG
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JBehave
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) HND
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) KANA
2 1 (9.09%) Verint