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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 99 138 119
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 67 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 0.69% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.86% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 2 18
Average salary £46,875 £44,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,100 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2809 2559 2413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.20% 80.12% 76.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1618 1661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 +12 34 £49,000 - 2
Stirling -1 24 £46,375 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £26,223 -
Glasgow +3 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 37 (41.11%) ISTQB
3 34 (37.78%) ISEB
4 31 (34.44%) Test Strategy
5 27 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (24.44%) QA
7 21 (23.33%) Banking
8 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.11%) HP
9 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.44%) Line Management
10 13 (14.44%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.11%) Release Management
11 10 (11.11%) JIRA
12 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.00%) Retail
12 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.89%) Degree
13 8 (8.89%) Six Sigma
13 8 (8.89%) Project Management
13 8 (8.89%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.78%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (7.78%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
15 6 (6.67%) Web Testing
15 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
15 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (5.56%) MTS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Back Office
6 4 (4.44%) Local Government
7 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Test Manager
2 18 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 5 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 5 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 5 (5.56%) Consultant
4 5 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Tester
5 4 (4.44%) Systems Tester
5 4 (4.44%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Test Programme Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) QA Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Environment Manager
7 2 (2.22%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) WinForms
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Android
1 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Test Strategy
2 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 13 (14.44%) Line Management
4 13 (14.44%) Software Testing
5 10 (11.11%) Release Management
6 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.89%) Six Sigma
7 8 (8.89%) Project Management
7 8 (8.89%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.67%) Web Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Change Management
9 6 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) C#
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) Ruby
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) ISTQB
2 34 (37.78%) ISEB
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 7 (7.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) HP
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.11%) Capita
4 1 (1.11%) Green Hat
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