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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 87 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 10 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.44% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.66% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £47,500 £46,875 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +12.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £30,925 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -3.48%
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (61.70%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (59.57%) Waterfall
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
4 18 (38.30%) HP UFT
4 18 (38.30%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (21.28%) QA
5 10 (21.28%) Banking
6 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Fund Accounting
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
7 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
7 8 (17.02%) ISEB
7 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) Selenium
8 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
8 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
8 7 (14.89%) JIRA
8 7 (14.89%) Android
9 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
11 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.26%) HP

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) HP UFT
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.28%) Banking
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Test Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Test Leader
3 7 (14.89%) QA Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Head of Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Head of Test
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.13%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Android
1 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (59.57%) Waterfall
2 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
3 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
3 8 (17.02%) Fund Accounting
3 8 (17.02%) SDLC
3 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Business Development
8 1 (2.13%) Change Management
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (17.02%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) HP