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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 109 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 29 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.79% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.00% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 30
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,700 £26,223
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Test Strategy
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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
2120 2751 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.11% 89.55% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1739 1852
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -7 20 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Glasgow +18 7 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Fife - 1 £37,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 24 (41.38%) Project Management
3 23 (39.66%) QA
4 22 (37.93%) Finance
5 20 (34.48%) Law
6 18 (31.03%) Performance Management
6 18 (31.03%) Portfolio Management
6 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
8 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
9 12 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (18.97%) PCI DSS
10 11 (18.97%) ArcSight
10 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
10 11 (18.97%) IIS
10 11 (18.97%) CISSP
10 11 (18.97%) IISP
10 11 (18.97%) Security Operations
10 11 (18.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 11 (18.97%) Splunk
10 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (18.97%) Compliance Management
10 11 (18.97%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 10 (17.24%) User Stories
11 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Network Security
11 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Selenium

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 11 (18.97%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Consultant
2 11 (18.97%) Security Consultant
3 10 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.79%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Network Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Management Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Service Management Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) QA Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Head of Testing
9 2 (3.45%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) EMV
4 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) Smartcard
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Project Management
3 18 (31.03%) Performance Management
3 18 (31.03%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
5 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
6 12 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Compliance Management
7 11 (18.97%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 11 (18.97%) Security Architecture
7 11 (18.97%) Security Operations
7 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
8 10 (17.24%) User Stories
9 9 (15.52%) Business Transformation
9 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
10 8 (13.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Java
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) C
3 3 (5.17%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) Fortran
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
3 3 (5.17%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) PL/1
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) CISSP
2 11 (18.97%) IISP
3 6 (10.34%) ISEB
4 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) QA
2 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.97%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.07%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.45%) QRadar
2 1 (1.72%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) ArcSight
1 11 (18.97%) Splunk
2 7 (12.07%) HEAT Software
2 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) HP
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