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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 127 87 149
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +62
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 35 71 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 2.40% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.70% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 16
Median salary £48,750 £45,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £41,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,250 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2535 2627 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.15% 88.96% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1640 2157
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 23 £50,000 -9.09%
Glasgow -30 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 28 (40.00%) Project Management
1 28 (40.00%) Degree
2 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
3 21 (30.00%) Splunk
3 21 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 21 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 21 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 21 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 21 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 21 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 21 (30.00%) Finance
4 20 (28.57%) Law
4 20 (28.57%) IIS
4 20 (28.57%) CISSP
4 20 (28.57%) IISP
4 20 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 20 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (25.71%) QRadar
5 18 (25.71%) SIEM
5 18 (25.71%) Network Security
5 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
7 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.00%) Test Management
9 13 (18.57%) ISEB
10 12 (17.14%) SQL
10 12 (17.14%) Banking
11 11 (15.71%) SDLC

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 20 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) HP UFT
2 4 (5.71%) JBehave
2 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) JUnit
2 4 (5.71%) Maven
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) TestNG
2 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Law
3 12 (17.14%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.86%) Retail
8 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Consultant
1 21 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 15 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 9 (12.86%) IT Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) IT Security Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Test Leader
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Statistician
7 4 (5.71%) Statistician
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) RESTful
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) Ajax
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Biotechnology
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Life Science
4 4 (5.71%) Statistics
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Economics
6 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Unix
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Project Management
2 21 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 21 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
2 21 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 21 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.71%) SIEM
5 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (20.00%) Test Management
8 11 (15.71%) SDLC
9 10 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Scrum
11 8 (11.43%) Defect Management
11 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) Perl
4 4 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Degree
2 20 (28.57%) CISSP
2 20 (28.57%) IISP
3 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 13 (18.57%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) QRadar
2 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) ArcSight
1 21 (30.00%) Splunk
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Charles River
4 4 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
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