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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 101 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.76% 0.18% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £40,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £57,000
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
1262 1050 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 94.68% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 749 689 586
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) MS Project
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Legal
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Test Management
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase