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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 23 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.42% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
103 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 88.03% 88.89% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 53
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £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 5 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Stirling

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter