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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 74 105 82
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.87% 0.30% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.33% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Median salary £51,500 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,450 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 - £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
821 1218 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.14% 90.76% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 499 745 644
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) JMeter
7 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Law
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) QA Manager
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA