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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 88 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.65% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1005 1080 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.99% 95.66% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 673 660 660
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) V-Model
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
8 3 (17.65%) People Management
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.76%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) V-Model
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Foglight
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
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