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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 88 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.96% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.13% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 5
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.29%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £44,522 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.04% +4.75%
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) QA
3 13 (32.50%) Banking
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Selenium
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) Python
9 5 (12.50%) Perl
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) ISEB
9 5 (12.50%) Ruby
9 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 5 (12.50%) Validation
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) Line Management
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.50%) MTS
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.50%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.50%) QAComplete
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.50%) QA Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Test Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) EPoS
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.00%) Line Management
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) People Management
8 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (15.00%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Ruby
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
1 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.50%) Cognos
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle