The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 87 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.84% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.92% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 18
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
1167 1250 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.72% 95.64% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 712 771 964
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,700 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
1 12 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) Business Development
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) ISEB
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) MS Project
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Business Development
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Significant Bonus
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