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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 125 135 153
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 46 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.73% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.55%
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
3009 2477 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.56% 81.29% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1608 1587
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 22 £47,500 +14.45% 2
Stirling - 21 £47,000 -
Fife +4 2 - -
Glasgow -16 1 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Test Management
UK

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Test Strategy
3 23 (31.08%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (28.38%) Banking
4 21 (28.38%) ISEB
5 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
6 16 (21.62%) QA
7 14 (18.92%) HP
8 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Retail
12 7 (9.46%) JIRA
12 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
12 7 (9.46%) Project Management
13 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.11%) Change Management
13 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
14 5 (6.76%) Release Management
14 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
14 5 (6.76%) Lean Six Sigma
14 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
14 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
14 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
15 4 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (5.41%) BPEL
15 4 (5.41%) Validation
15 4 (5.41%) SOA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) GPRS
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (9.46%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Test Manager
2 14 (18.92%) Test Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Programme Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Programme Test Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Validation Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Test Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Environment Manager
9 1 (1.35%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.35%) Software Manager
9 1 (1.35%) UAT Test Manager
9 1 (1.35%) Software Test Manager
9 1 (1.35%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (1.35%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (1.35%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) SOAP
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
1 2 (2.70%) WinForms
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) UNIX
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
1 2 (2.70%) Solaris
1 2 (2.70%) Android
1 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Test Strategy
2 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
3 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
5 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma
7 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (6.76%) Release Management
8 4 (5.41%) BPEL
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.41%) Validation
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) C#
1 2 (2.70%) Java
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) ISEB
2 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.70%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Green Hat
4 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Capita
Glasgow Centre
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41565 - £57593 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago