The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 67 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 28 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.05% 1.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% +51.61%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Test Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 32 (56.14%) Test Management
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) QA
5 19 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 16 (28.07%) Banking
7 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.79%) Coaching
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.04%) JIRA
10 8 (14.04%) Selenium
10 8 (14.04%) ISEB
11 7 (12.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.28%) V-Model
11 7 (12.28%) Analytics
11 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Resource Management
11 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Line Management
12 6 (10.53%) System Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
13 5 (8.77%) Release Management
13 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.77%) Six Sigma
13 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) MTS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
1 8 (14.04%) Selenium
2 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 3 (5.26%) FogBugz
2 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.75%) JMeter
3 1 (1.75%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Test Management
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 15 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.79%) Coaching
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) V-Model
8 7 (12.28%) Analytics
8 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Resource Management
9 6 (10.53%) Line Management
9 6 (10.53%) System Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Release Management
10 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Six Sigma
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Python
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.26%) Perl
1 3 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 7 (12.28%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Charles River
3 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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