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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 75 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 24 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 1.67% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.76% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 2
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,300 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £66,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
1249 1475 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 784 949 628
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 May 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Banking
3 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 20 (38.46%) ISEB
4 19 (36.54%) Mentoring
5 17 (32.69%) Test Strategy
6 16 (30.77%) Coaching
7 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (26.92%) QA
8 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
8 14 (26.92%) Test Management
9 12 (23.08%) SDLC
10 10 (19.23%) V-Model
11 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (17.31%) Analytics
12 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
12 8 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (15.38%) Project Management
13 7 (13.46%) Retail
14 6 (11.54%) Ruby
14 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Python
14 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.54%) Perl
14 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
14 6 (11.54%) People Management
15 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
15 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
15 5 (9.62%) Change Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.85%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.92%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Mentoring
2 17 (32.69%) Test Strategy
3 16 (30.77%) Coaching
4 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
5 14 (26.92%) Test Management
6 12 (23.08%) SDLC
7 10 (19.23%) V-Model
8 9 (17.31%) Analytics
9 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Information Assurance
10 6 (11.54%) People Management
11 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
11 5 (9.62%) Change Management
12 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Ruby
1 6 (11.54%) Python
1 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 6 (11.54%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 20 (38.46%) ISEB
2 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) FATCA
3 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.92%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) HP
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