The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 67 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 39 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.69% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.86% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Test Management
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1286 1286 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.81% 85.62% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 822 848 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Management
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Management 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 Management.

1 28 (52.83%) QA
2 27 (50.94%) ISTQB
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
4 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (26.42%) Test Scripting
6 13 (24.53%) Software Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Test Planning
7 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
7 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.75%) Python
8 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (18.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
9 10 (18.87%) ISEB
10 9 (16.98%) HP
10 9 (16.98%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.98%) Ruby
11 8 (15.09%) Banking
12 7 (13.21%) SDLC
12 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
13 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.32%) Project Management
14 5 (9.43%) Change Management
14 5 (9.43%) Bugzilla

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
1 5 (9.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
2 5 (9.43%) Bugzilla
2 5 (9.43%) FogBugz
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) QAComplete
4 1 (1.89%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Test Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Tester
3 8 (15.09%) Automation Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Test Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Graduate
6 1 (1.89%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.43%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Test Scripting
2 13 (24.53%) Software Testing
2 13 (24.53%) Test Planning
3 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) Project Management
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 3 (5.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Ruby
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (18.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (18.87%) ISEB
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (52.83%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) XenApp
1 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
2 5 (9.43%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter