The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 130 129 154
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 33 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,050 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,050 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
Test Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2956 3452 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.57% 94.81% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 2241 2021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Scotland region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Edinburgh +8 30 £52,500 +6.59% 1
Glasgow +21 15 £47,500 -15.17% 2
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 41 (46.59%) Test Strategy
2 40 (45.45%) Test Management
3 38 (43.18%) Finance
4 36 (40.91%) ISTQB
5 31 (35.23%) Banking
6 26 (29.55%) ISEB
7 25 (28.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (25.00%) QA
9 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
11 15 (17.05%) Mentoring
11 15 (17.05%) Project Management
12 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (13.64%) Retail
14 11 (12.50%) SDLC
15 10 (11.36%) Coaching
15 10 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
17 8 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
17 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (9.09%) Change Management
17 8 (9.09%) HP UFT
18 7 (7.95%) ISO 9001
18 7 (7.95%) Degree
18 7 (7.95%) Test Planning
18 7 (7.95%) People Management
19 6 (6.82%) Line Management
19 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.14%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.14%) Appium
3 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 38 (43.18%) Finance
2 31 (35.23%) Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Android
1 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Test Strategy
2 40 (45.45%) Test Management
3 25 (28.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.45%) Waterfall
6 15 (17.05%) Mentoring
6 15 (17.05%) Project Management
7 11 (12.50%) SDLC
8 10 (11.36%) Coaching
9 8 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Change Management
9 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Test Planning
10 7 (7.95%) People Management
11 6 (6.82%) Line Management
11 6 (6.82%) V-Model
11 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.68%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.68%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
1 5 (5.68%) Perl
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
1 5 (5.68%) Python
1 5 (5.68%) Ruby
2 1 (1.14%) C
2 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 26 (29.55%) ISEB
3 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.95%) Degree
5 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.68%) TickIT
4 4 (4.55%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (1.14%) Informatica
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.14%) Cognos
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