The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 / Glasgow
Rank 81 91 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 1.31% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.43% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 30
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.33% +14.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £48,700 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,450 £52,500
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 853 1191 1050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 91.52% 91.83% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 493 737 697
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Glasgow

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) ISEB
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) RUP
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) V-Model
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Selenium
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JMeter
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
3 5 (29.41%) RUP
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) V-Model
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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