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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 20 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 7.02% - 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% - 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £48,250 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
107 53 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 93.86% 88.33% 71.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 83
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Stirling

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (80.77%) HP
1 21 (80.77%) ISEB
1 21 (80.77%) ISTQB
1 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (73.08%) Test Management
3 17 (65.38%) Finance
4 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (42.31%) Test Planning
5 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
6 9 (34.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (26.92%) Selenium
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
10 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
10 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
11 3 (11.54%) Web Services
11 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.54%) UML
11 3 (11.54%) CSS
11 3 (11.54%) J2EE
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) Java
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Mockito
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) J2EE
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Java SE
1 3 (11.54%) Java EE
1 3 (11.54%) Dojo
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Security
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) JDBC
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Test Management
2 11 (42.31%) Test Planning
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) AOP
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) ISEB
1 21 (80.77%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) HP
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Stirling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4300.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago