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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
UK / Scotland
Rank 125 129 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 1.16% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.28% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 26
Median salary £46,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
2070 2656 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.08% 90.56% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1696 1746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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
Glasgow +22 6 £50,250 -
Edinburgh -13 5 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Project Management
4 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Degree
5 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (25.58%) QA
7 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.26%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) ISEB
8 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
9 8 (18.60%) Law
10 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
10 7 (16.28%) Information Security
10 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
10 7 (16.28%) CISSP
10 7 (16.28%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) IIS
10 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
10 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
10 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
10 7 (16.28%) Splunk
10 7 (16.28%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (16.28%) ArcSight
10 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing

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 7 (16.28%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) iPaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Moq
3 2 (4.65%) NSubstitute
3 2 (4.65%) NUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Test Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Network Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Security Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.65%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) WCF
4 2 (4.65%) XForms
4 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.65%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
1 7 (16.28%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (6.98%) EMV
2 3 (6.98%) Smartcard
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Project Management
3 13 (30.23%) Manual Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
7 7 (16.28%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
7 7 (16.28%) SDLC
7 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
7 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
7 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
7 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.28%) User Stories
7 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) XPath
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (16.28%) CISSP
4 7 (16.28%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
2 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) ArcSight
1 7 (16.28%) Splunk
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
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