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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 118 139 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 55 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 0.56% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.69% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 12
Average salary £47,250 £41,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.85% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
2971 2479 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.07% 81.60% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1610 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 26 £47,750 +15.06% 2
Stirling -3 24 £46,000 -
Fife +2 2 - -
Glasgow -17 2 £33,000 -34.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £26,223 -
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Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 27 (36.49%) ISTQB
3 26 (35.14%) Test Strategy
4 25 (33.78%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (31.08%) ISEB
6 19 (25.68%) Banking
7 17 (22.97%) HP
8 16 (21.62%) QA
9 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.86%) Test Planning
10 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.16%) Retail
11 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.46%) JIRA
13 7 (9.46%) Project Management
14 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
14 6 (8.11%) Change Management
14 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
14 6 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (8.11%) Release Management
14 6 (8.11%) Line Management
15 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (6.76%) Lean Six Sigma
15 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
16 4 (5.41%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (1.35%) MTS
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (9.46%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Test Manager
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Test Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Programme Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Programme Test Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Test Programme Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Test Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.70%) QA Manager
8 2 (2.70%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Validation Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) UAT Manager
9 1 (1.35%) UAT Test Manager
9 1 (1.35%) Systems Tester
9 1 (1.35%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) WinForms
2 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Test Strategy
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Test Planning
4 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
7 6 (8.11%) Change Management
7 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Release Management
7 6 (8.11%) Line Management
8 5 (6.76%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
9 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.41%) People Management
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.08%) ISEB
3 6 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (5.41%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (33.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.35%) Capita
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
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Standard Life
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Posted: 21 days ago