The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 21 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.72% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Average salary £46,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
Test Strategy
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 21 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 90.26% 72.41% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 115 11 69
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £18,500 £30,856
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Stirling

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Stirling

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 15 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (66.67%) HP
3 13 (61.90%) ISEB
3 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
3 13 (61.90%) Test Management
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) J2EE
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (14.29%) Spring
9 3 (14.29%) Maven
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Java SE
9 3 (14.29%) Java EE

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Mockito
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
1 3 (14.29%) Java SE
1 3 (14.29%) Java EE
1 3 (14.29%) Dojo
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Spring Security
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) JDBC
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Test Management
2 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce