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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 67 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.40% 1.87% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.95% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £62,100 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (52.46%) Test Management
2 29 (47.54%) Finance
3 26 (42.62%) ISTQB
4 25 (40.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (37.70%) Test Strategy
6 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
7 19 (31.15%) Banking
7 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (21.31%) ISEB
9 12 (19.67%) HP UFT
9 12 (19.67%) Project Management
10 11 (18.03%) QA
11 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (13.11%) Test Planning
13 8 (13.11%) Degree
13 8 (13.11%) Change Management
14 7 (11.48%) Retail
14 7 (11.48%) Line Management
14 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (9.84%) V-Model
16 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
16 5 (8.20%) Fund Accounting
16 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
16 5 (8.20%) Coaching
16 5 (8.20%) Non-Functional Testing
16 5 (8.20%) SDLC

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Test Management
2 25 (40.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (37.70%) Test Strategy
4 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
5 12 (19.67%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) Change Management
6 8 (13.11%) Test Planning
7 7 (11.48%) Line Management
8 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.84%) V-Model
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.20%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (8.20%) Coaching
9 5 (8.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 4 (6.56%) Analytics
10 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.56%) People Management
10 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) ISTQB
2 13 (21.31%) ISEB
3 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.11%) Degree
5 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos
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