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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 86 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 13 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.01% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.20% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -36.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1098 1169 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.53% 84.04% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 669 760 576
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (48.98%) QA
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Banking
4 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
5 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
9 8 (16.33%) ISEB
9 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.33%) Line Management
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Release Management
10 7 (14.29%) Selenium
11 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.20%) Ruby
12 5 (10.20%) JIRA
12 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Retail
12 5 (10.20%) Validation
12 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.20%) MTS
12 5 (10.20%) Python
12 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.20%) Perl
12 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (10.20%) MTS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.08%) JMeter
4 2 (4.08%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Test Manager
2 8 (16.33%) QA Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.04%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Line Management
6 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Release Management
6 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
1 5 (10.20%) Python
1 5 (10.20%) Ruby
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.33%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.08%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft