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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 72 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 1.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.71% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 2
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £66,000 £60,250
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
1307 1577 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.05% 95.40% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1015 609
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £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 21 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Banking
2 22 (39.29%) Test Management
3 19 (33.93%) Mentoring
4 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
4 18 (32.14%) ISEB
5 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.79%) Coaching
7 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 14 (25.00%) QA
8 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.86%) Analytics
10 9 (16.07%) V-Model
10 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (16.07%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (16.07%) Resource Management
11 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Information Assurance
11 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.71%) Selenium
12 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Ruby
12 6 (10.71%) Python
12 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.71%) Perl
13 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (8.93%) System Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Test Planning

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Selenium
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.57%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.79%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.79%) JMeter
General
1 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Test Management
2 19 (33.93%) Mentoring
3 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) Coaching
6 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.86%) Analytics
9 9 (16.07%) V-Model
9 9 (16.07%) Resource Management
10 7 (12.50%) Information Assurance
10 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
12 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.93%) System Testing
12 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
12 5 (8.93%) People Management
13 4 (7.14%) Project Management
14 3 (5.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.71%) Perl
1 6 (10.71%) Python
1 6 (10.71%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISEB
1 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.07%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) FATCA
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (3.57%) HP
1 2 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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