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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 118 134 147
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 42 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.14% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.40% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 6
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £41,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,200 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
2703 3146 2406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.71% 81.71% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2062 1417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Glasgow +13 19 £46,500 -19.13% 1
Edinburgh +7 17 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Stirling -21 4 £36,500 -37.33%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 63 (58.88%) Finance
2 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
3 40 (37.38%) Test Strategy
4 38 (35.51%) ISEB
5 32 (29.91%) HP Quality Center
6 31 (28.97%) Banking
7 29 (27.10%) HP
8 27 (25.23%) QA
9 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
11 20 (18.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (16.82%) Project Management
13 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
13 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
14 14 (13.08%) Selenium
15 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (12.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (12.15%) Test Planning
16 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (10.28%) Performance Testing
17 10 (9.35%) LoadRunner
17 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
17 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
18 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
19 8 (7.48%) Perl
19 8 (7.48%) Regression Testing
20 7 (6.54%) SQL
20 7 (6.54%) Python
20 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (1.87%) MTS
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.87%) BODI
3 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (13.08%) Selenium
3 10 (9.35%) LoadRunner
3 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) JMeter
5 2 (1.87%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (58.88%) Finance
2 31 (28.97%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Test Manager
2 29 (27.10%) Analyst
3 27 (25.23%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Test Leader
5 8 (7.48%) QA Manager
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Performance Test Leader
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.74%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (3.74%) Test Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Test Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Consultant
10 2 (1.87%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (1.87%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Tester
10 2 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) PMI
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) EPoS
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Equities
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) UNIX
1 2 (1.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) Test Strategy
2 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
4 20 (18.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.82%) Project Management
6 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.15%) Test Planning
7 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (10.28%) Performance Testing
8 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.48%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.54%) Resource Management
12 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.54%) People Management
13 6 (5.61%) Coaching
13 6 (5.61%) Demand Management
13 6 (5.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) Perl
2 7 (6.54%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) Python
2 7 (6.54%) Ruby
3 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
2 38 (35.51%) ISEB
3 13 (12.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (5.61%) CSQA
5 6 (5.61%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.80%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.23%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 32 (29.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) HP
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.87%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Green Hat
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £44000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago