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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 59 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 47 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.96% 1.43% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 1.69% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 3
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
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
1405 1244 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.36% 84.45% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 893 823 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 28 (42.42%) QA
3 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (39.39%) HP UFT
5 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (31.82%) Finance
7 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 17 (25.76%) Test Scripting
8 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
10 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
10 14 (21.21%) Banking
11 13 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
12 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 11 (16.67%) HP
14 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
15 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
16 8 (12.12%) SQL
17 7 (10.61%) Python
17 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
17 7 (10.61%) ISEB
18 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
18 6 (9.09%) Project Management
18 6 (9.09%) Android
18 6 (9.09%) JIRA
18 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.52%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) HP UFT
2 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (7.58%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) FogBugz
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) JMeter
5 1 (1.52%) QAComplete
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Test Manager
2 11 (16.67%) Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Automation Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Test Programme Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.52%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Test Consultant
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Portfolio Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Android
1 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 17 (25.76%) Test Scripting
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
4 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
6 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 9 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
7 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.06%) Change Management
11 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.55%) Coaching
12 3 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) Python
2 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) Ruby
4 2 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 13 (19.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (10.61%) ISEB
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.58%) XenApp
1 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (7.58%) Citrix
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago