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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 102 69 102
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 2.78% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.06% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 3
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £47,500 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1175 1080 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.23% 90.99% 88.55%
Number of salaries quoted 665 704 762
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £61,500
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 Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (30.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) ISEB
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium
6 5 (25.00%) Ruby
6 5 (25.00%) Subversion
6 5 (25.00%) Maven
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) JBehave
6 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) JBehave
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) TestNG
1 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) QA Manager
4 3 (15.00%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) V-Model
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) RUP
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft