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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 75 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.01% 1.29% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 1
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
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
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
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 £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.79%) Finance
2 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
3 25 (39.68%) Test Management
4 24 (38.10%) Banking
5 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (36.51%) Test Strategy
6 21 (33.33%) ISEB
7 20 (31.75%) QA
8 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 17 (26.98%) Mentoring
11 13 (20.63%) Coaching
11 13 (20.63%) SDLC
12 10 (15.87%) Project Management
13 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (12.70%) V-Model
14 8 (12.70%) Retail
15 7 (11.11%) Change Management
15 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance
16 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
16 6 (9.52%) Analytics
16 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
16 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (9.52%) People Management
16 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
16 6 (9.52%) Perl
16 6 (9.52%) Python
16 6 (9.52%) Ruby
16 6 (9.52%) Software Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.17%) FogBugz
3 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (50.79%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Test Management
2 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (36.51%) Test Strategy
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 17 (26.98%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.63%) Coaching
6 13 (20.63%) SDLC
7 10 (15.87%) Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) V-Model
9 7 (11.11%) Change Management
10 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 6 (9.52%) People Management
10 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
10 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Analytics
11 5 (7.94%) Security Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
11 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 6 (9.52%) Perl
1 6 (9.52%) Python
1 6 (9.52%) Ruby
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
2 21 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) FATCA
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.59%) Cognos
2 1 (1.59%) HP
2 1 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago