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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 143 111 145
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 18 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 1.67% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.93% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 12
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,850 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -3.48%
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -19 13 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Edinburgh -7 10 £47,500 +1.33%
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 -
Test Management
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) ISTQB
3 35 (47.95%) Waterfall
4 30 (41.10%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (36.99%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (30.14%) QA
7 19 (26.03%) HP UFT
8 17 (23.29%) ISEB
9 16 (21.92%) Selenium
10 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
11 14 (19.18%) SDLC
11 14 (19.18%) Banking
12 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
13 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
14 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
14 11 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (15.07%) Windows
15 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (12.33%) Functional Testing
16 9 (12.33%) JIRA
16 9 (12.33%) Fund Accounting
16 9 (12.33%) Finance
17 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
17 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
18 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
18 7 (9.59%) Android
18 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
18 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
19 6 (8.22%) RUP
19 6 (8.22%) Client/Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) HP UFT
2 16 (21.92%) Selenium
3 9 (12.33%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.85%) Mocha
4 5 (6.85%) SilkTest
5 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.18%) Banking
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Legal
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Test Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Test Leader
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) QA Leader
4 7 (9.59%) QA Manager
4 7 (9.59%) QA Test Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Tester
5 4 (5.48%) IT Trainer
5 4 (5.48%) Trainer
5 4 (5.48%) Web Tester
6 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.74%) Head of Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Quality Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Testing Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Head of Test
7 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.37%) IT Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.22%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.11%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.59%) Android
3 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.95%) Waterfall
3 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
4 14 (19.18%) SDLC
5 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Functional Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Fund Accounting
8 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.22%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.22%) RUP
10 6 (8.22%) Test Planning
11 5 (6.85%) SOA
11 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.85%) Web Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.48%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (5.48%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) ISTQB
2 17 (23.29%) ISEB
3 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (36.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Adobe
2 3 (4.11%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Siebel
4 1 (1.37%) CA