The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 83 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 2.39% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.63% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 14
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1039 1216 1185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.18% 90.88% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 673 818 708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Edinburgh

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) Data Management
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) Splunk
7 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
7 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
7 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (14.81%) Law
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) HTML

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) iPaaS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Moq
2 3 (11.11%) NSubstitute
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Network Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) XForms
3 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 3 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
4 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Compliance Management
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (14.81%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) IISP
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Splunk
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle