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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 105 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% - 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £48,000 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 - £41,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 - £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
1368 1097 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 95.14% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 829 758 557
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 6 (28.57%) MS Project
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.52%) V-Model
8 2 (9.52%) Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica