Test Strategy Jobs in Scotland

Test Strategy
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 258 169 192
Rank change year-on-year -89 +23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 53 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.18% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.25% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 38
10th Percentile £31,758 £37,500 £36,750
25th Percentile £39,938 £39,471 £38,632
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% -21.36% +37.50%
75th Percentile £64,063 £46,375 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +8.70%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,222 4,254 5,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 91.54% 94.43% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,428 2,105 2,835
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £31,133
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Scotland

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Strategy in Scotland.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Scotland

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Strategy in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Scotland

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -109 12 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Edinburgh +20 5 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Aberdeen -9 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Stirling - 1 £35,776 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Strategy
UK

Test Strategy
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Appium
2 2 (8.70%) Git
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) Cypress.io
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (56.52%) Social Skills
3 12 (52.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Banking
5 8 (34.78%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (30.43%) Investment Banking
6 7 (30.43%) Law
6 7 (30.43%) Legal
6 7 (30.43%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Aviation
8 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Onboarding Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Software QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Lead
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Credit Derivative
1 7 (30.43%) Derivative
1 7 (30.43%) Fixed Income
1 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (30.43%) Hedge funds
1 7 (30.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
1 7 (30.43%) Onboarding
1 7 (30.43%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (47.83%) Manual Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Agile
4 7 (30.43%) BDD
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Strategic Thinking
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 7 (30.43%) User Stories
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) CI/CD
6 4 (17.39%) Client Onboarding
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft