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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 76 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 33 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.22% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Test Management
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
5 19 (35.19%) QA
6 14 (25.93%) JIRA
7 13 (24.07%) Banking
8 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
9 11 (20.37%) People Management
10 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.67%) Selenium
11 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 7 (12.96%) Six Sigma
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management
12 7 (12.96%) Bugzilla
12 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
12 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
12 7 (12.96%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (12.96%) System Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Fiddler
12 7 (12.96%) FogBugz
12 7 (12.96%) BDD
13 6 (11.11%) Release Management
14 5 (9.26%) ISEB
14 5 (9.26%) Line Management
15 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
15 4 (7.41%) Perl
15 4 (7.41%) Python

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) JIRA
2 9 (16.67%) Selenium
3 7 (12.96%) Bugzilla
3 7 (12.96%) Fiddler
3 7 (12.96%) FogBugz
4 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) WinForms
1 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Test Management
3 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
4 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.37%) People Management
6 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) Six Sigma
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (12.96%) System Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Release Management
9 5 (9.26%) Line Management
10 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.41%) Perl
1 4 (7.41%) Python
1 4 (7.41%) Ruby
2 3 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.85%) HP
1 1 (1.85%) Charles River
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Standard Life
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