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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 88 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 2.04% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.14% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 2
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +26.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (62.79%) Test Management
2 25 (58.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (58.14%) ISTQB
3 22 (51.16%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.93%) Banking
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
8 5 (11.63%) Retail
9 4 (9.30%) Data Management
9 4 (9.30%) ISEB
9 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) Pega
9 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.98%) Line Management
10 3 (6.98%) Degree
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
11 2 (4.65%) Puppet

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (62.79%) Test Management
2 22 (51.16%) Waterfall
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.30%) Data Management
4 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (9.30%) Release Management
4 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.30%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Pega
2 1 (2.33%) Charles River
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: £ Competitive (depending on experience) + bonus + travel expenses
Posted: 13 days ago