The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 107 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 1.04% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.33% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £57,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1147 977 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.88% 78.10% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 724 665 456
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
Scotland

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 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) MS Project
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (54.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP