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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 78 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.32% 0.53% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.65% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,325 £44,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1004 1083 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.15% 81.74% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 672 703 397
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (44.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.00%) V-Model
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Online Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 3 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) BODI
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) TestNG
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) JBehave
1 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Test Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JMS
1 2 (8.00%) FIXML
1 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) V-Model
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Compuware
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago