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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 85 108 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 0.29% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.33% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £50,000 £55,563 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.01% +38.90%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
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
1160 1212 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.78% 87.51% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 729 715 620
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (62.96%) Banking
2 32 (59.26%) Finance
3 25 (46.30%) Test Management
4 20 (37.04%) Retail
5 19 (35.19%) QA
6 16 (29.63%) SQL
7 14 (25.93%) Retail Banking
7 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (24.07%) Project Management
8 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
9 11 (20.37%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
10 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) HP
12 7 (12.96%) CSQA
13 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
13 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.11%) Demand Management
13 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
13 6 (11.11%) PMI
13 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
13 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
14 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
14 5 (9.26%) TickIT
14 5 (9.26%) CMMI
14 5 (9.26%) ISEB
14 5 (9.26%) ISO 9001

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) ATM
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.41%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) Hudson
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Appium
General
1 34 (62.96%) Banking
2 32 (59.26%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) Retail
4 14 (25.93%) Retail Banking
5 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Test Manager
2 20 (37.04%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Financial Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
5 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Test Programme Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Test Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Test Consultant
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) PMI
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) IVR
3 3 (5.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Android
1 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Test Management
2 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (24.07%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.11%) Demand Management
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
7 5 (9.26%) CMMI
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.41%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.96%) CSQA
3 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISEB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.26%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Siebel
3 3 (5.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft