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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 120 115 162
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +47
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 36 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.80% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 5
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.89%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
Test Strategy
UK

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
2575 2883 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.41% 90.35% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1836 2114
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 26 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Glasgow -15 10 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 28 (40.58%) Law
3 27 (39.13%) Performance Management
3 27 (39.13%) Portfolio Management
3 27 (39.13%) Data Centre
4 26 (37.68%) Project Management
5 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.99%) Finance
7 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (26.09%) ArcSight
7 18 (26.09%) Splunk
7 18 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
7 18 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 18 (26.09%) CISSP
7 18 (26.09%) IIS
7 18 (26.09%) IISP
7 18 (26.09%) Security Operations
7 18 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 16 (23.19%) Test Management
9 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
10 13 (18.84%) Network Security
10 13 (18.84%) SIEM
10 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (18.84%) QRadar
11 12 (17.39%) ISEB
11 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 11 (15.94%) ITIL
12 11 (15.94%) SDLC
13 10 (14.49%) Java

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 18 (26.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Selenium
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) HP UFT
2 5 (7.25%) JBehave
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.25%) JUnit
2 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) TestNG
2 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 28 (40.58%) Law
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Consultant
2 18 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 16 (23.19%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.04%) Management Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Service Management Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.80%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (4.35%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) RESTful
1 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) Ajax
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) CSS3
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) HTML5
2 1 (1.45%) jQuery
2 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 18 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Economics
5 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Performance Management
1 27 (39.13%) Portfolio Management
2 26 (37.68%) Project Management
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 18 (26.09%) Security Operations
4 18 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (23.19%) Test Management
6 13 (18.84%) SIEM
6 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) SDLC
9 9 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 9 (13.04%) ETL
9 9 (13.04%) IT Governance
9 9 (13.04%) ITSM
9 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Scrum
9 9 (13.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) Fortran
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) PL/1
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 18 (26.09%) CISSP
2 18 (26.09%) IISP
3 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
4 12 (17.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.49%) QA
3 9 (13.04%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) QRadar
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) ArcSight
1 18 (26.09%) Splunk
2 9 (13.04%) FrontRange
2 9 (13.04%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
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