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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 107 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.84% 0.30% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.35% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £43,913 £57,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.96% +42.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
1113 1148 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.04% 86.84% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 700 727 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,463 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 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 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 31 (59.62%) Banking
3 25 (48.08%) Test Management
4 17 (32.69%) QA
5 15 (28.85%) Retail
5 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
5 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (26.92%) Project Management
7 11 (21.15%) SQL
8 9 (17.31%) Retail Banking
9 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.38%) HP
9 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
10 7 (13.46%) CSQA
11 6 (11.54%) Resource Management
11 6 (11.54%) Demand Management
11 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
11 6 (11.54%) PMI
11 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
11 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
12 5 (9.62%) CMMI
12 5 (9.62%) TickIT
12 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
12 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle
12 5 (9.62%) Relational Database

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Selenium
3 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.85%) Hudson
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.92%) Appium
General
1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 31 (59.62%) Banking
3 15 (28.85%) Retail
4 9 (17.31%) Retail Banking
5 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Test Leader
4 9 (17.31%) Performance Test Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (3.85%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) PMI
2 3 (5.77%) Online Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Test Management
2 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.92%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Resource Management
5 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Demand Management
5 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma
6 5 (9.62%) CMMI
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) V-Model
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) CSQA
3 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.62%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) HP
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Siebel
3 2 (3.85%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Compuware