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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 100 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 0.088% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.092% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £40,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £40,000 £56,000
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 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
1350 1085 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.29% 95.09% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 809 746 554
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,925 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) MS Project
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) V-Model
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft