The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 111 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 58 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 0.46% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.54% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 5 19
Average salary £47,500 £64,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.78% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +34 33 £50,000 -24.24% 3
Glasgow +33 32 £43,913 - 3
Stirling -10 1 £50,000 -8.25%
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 49 (49.49%) ISTQB
2 40 (40.40%) QA
3 36 (36.36%) Finance
4 32 (32.32%) Test Strategy
5 28 (28.28%) Project Management
6 27 (27.27%) Banking
7 25 (25.25%) ISEB
8 22 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 22 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 21 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (18.18%) Test Planning
11 17 (17.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (17.17%) HP
12 16 (16.16%) HP UFT
13 15 (15.15%) Python
14 13 (13.13%) Ruby
14 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
15 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.12%) Software Testing
16 11 (11.11%) SQL
16 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
16 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
17 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
17 10 (10.10%) Degree
18 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
18 9 (9.09%) TDD
18 9 (9.09%) Perl

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) LAN
1 4 (4.04%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) HP UFT
2 8 (8.08%) LoadRunner
3 6 (6.06%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.04%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.04%) FogBugz
5 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.03%) Selenium
6 2 (2.02%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.01%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.01%) JMeter
7 1 (1.01%) QAComplete
7 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
General
1 36 (36.36%) Finance
2 27 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Test Manager
2 16 (16.16%) Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.09%) Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Performance Test Leader
6 8 (8.08%) Test Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Test Programme Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) QA Manager
11 2 (2.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) PMI
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) IVR
4 3 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Equities
6 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
1 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
1 4 (4.04%) Android
1 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Test Strategy
2 28 (28.28%) Project Management
3 22 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 22 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 18 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 17 (17.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (9.09%) TDD
10 9 (9.09%) RAD
10 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.07%) SDLC
12 7 (7.07%) Change Management
12 7 (7.07%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) Python
2 13 (13.13%) Ruby
3 11 (11.11%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (2.02%) VBScript
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (49.49%) ISTQB
2 25 (25.25%) ISEB
3 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (10.10%) Degree
5 9 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (7.07%) PMI Certification
7 6 (6.06%) CSQA
8 1 (1.01%) MBA
8 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.40%) QA
2 7 (7.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.04%) XenApp
1 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) HP
2 5 (5.05%) SAP
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Citrix
3 4 (4.04%) VMware
4 3 (3.03%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.03%) Siebel
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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