Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 116 99
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 20 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.87% 0.94% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.01% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 32
Glasgow median annual salary £56,750 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.14% -7.89% -29.79%
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,000 £33,425
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,700 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -3.23%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2115 1982 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.88% 92.70% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1074 1505
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) RMADS
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS

Test Strategy
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Appium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Security Product Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) OCP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 5 (25.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cognizant
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP