The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 82 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.41% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.43% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1163 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.96% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 954 730 758
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Scotland

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 28 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 21 (44.68%) Waterfall
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 17 (36.17%) Test Management
4 14 (29.79%) QA
5 13 (27.66%) JIRA
6 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
7 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Selenium
9 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (14.89%) Banking
9 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
9 7 (14.89%) BDD
9 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
10 6 (12.77%) FogBugz
10 6 (12.77%) System Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Bugzilla
10 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.77%) Fiddler
10 6 (12.77%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Release Management
11 5 (10.64%) ISEB
11 5 (10.64%) Project Management
12 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (6.38%) C#
12 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (6.38%) Perl
12 3 (6.38%) Python

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (2.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) JIRA
2 10 (21.28%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) FogBugz
3 6 (12.77%) Bugzilla
3 6 (12.77%) Fiddler
4 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WinForms
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.26%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Waterfall
2 17 (36.17%) Test Management
3 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
4 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
6 7 (14.89%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) System Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Release Management
8 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.38%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.26%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C#
1 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
1 3 (6.38%) Python
1 3 (6.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Citrix
1 1 (2.13%) Informatica
1 1 (2.13%) Charles River
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
1 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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