The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 87 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.25% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £47,000 £57,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.54% -
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1287 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.07% 96.84% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 720 816 671
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Glasgow region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 24 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 21 (53.85%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) Test Management
4 11 (28.21%) Banking
4 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
5 10 (25.64%) ISEB
6 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) QA
6 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Retail
7 5 (12.82%) TickIT
7 5 (12.82%) CMMI
7 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
7 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) V-Model
8 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.69%) People Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) System Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Software Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 13 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.82%) CMMI
4 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) V-Model
6 3 (7.69%) People Management
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) System Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISTQB
2 10 (25.64%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) TickIT
2 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Verint
2 1 (2.56%) Avaya