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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 83 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 2.02% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.11% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 17
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
1213 1324 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.73% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 782 808 1007
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (69.57%) Test Management
2 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
6 5 (21.74%) Business Development
6 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) ISEB
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
9 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.35%) FATCA
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.35%) Puppet
9 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.35%) Online Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Management
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Business Development
5 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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