The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
UK / Scotland
Rank 118 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.11% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 25
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2026 2616 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.33% 90.55% 88.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1684 1747
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Scotland region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Glasgow +24 8 £51,500 - 1
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Project Management
2 21 (43.75%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) QA
4 16 (33.33%) Degree
5 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Law
6 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Performance Management
7 10 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
7 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
8 9 (18.75%) IISP
8 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
8 9 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (18.75%) Splunk
8 9 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (18.75%) User Stories
8 9 (18.75%) Compliance Management
8 9 (18.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 9 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (18.75%) ArcSight
8 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
8 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
8 9 (18.75%) Network Security
8 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.75%) IIS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.17%) JMeter
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) QA Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) QA Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) EMV
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.25%) Smartcard
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Project Management
3 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
4 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Performance Management
5 10 (20.83%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (18.75%) Compliance Management
6 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 9 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
6 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 9 (18.75%) User Stories
6 9 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.67%) Information Security
7 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Fortran
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
2 3 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PL/1
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) CISSP
2 9 (18.75%) IISP
3 6 (12.50%) ISEB
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) QA
2 9 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) ArcSight
1 9 (18.75%) Splunk
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) HEAT Software
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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