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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 103 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% 0.89% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.09% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £55,563 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.90% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1177 916 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.07% 81.64% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 699 610 434
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) MS Project
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (20.00%) HND
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
5 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Verint
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) KANA
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) KANA
2 1 (10.00%) Verint