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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 142 104 143
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 56 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.84% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.92% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 10
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -7 12 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Glasgow -18 8 £47,500 -6.86% 2
Stirling -1 6 £55,000 +13.11%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) Test Management
3 35 (52.24%) ISTQB
4 29 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (41.79%) Waterfall
6 20 (29.85%) Finance
7 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (19.40%) ISEB
9 11 (16.42%) Banking
10 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (11.94%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
12 8 (11.94%) HP UFT
13 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.45%) Windows
13 7 (10.45%) QA
13 7 (10.45%) Retail
13 7 (10.45%) SDLC
13 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
14 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
14 6 (8.96%) People Management
15 5 (7.46%) Fund Accounting
15 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
15 5 (7.46%) RUP
15 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
16 4 (5.97%) Workflow
16 4 (5.97%) Legal
16 4 (5.97%) MS Office
16 4 (5.97%) Project Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
1 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) Test Management
3 28 (41.79%) Waterfall
4 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (10.45%) SDLC
8 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.96%) People Management
9 5 (7.46%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (7.46%) RUP
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.97%) Data Management
10 4 (5.97%) Project Management
10 4 (5.97%) Release Management
10 4 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) ISTQB
2 13 (19.40%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) COREP
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.99%) FATCA
2 2 (2.99%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Pega
2 2 (2.99%) HP
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Charles River
3 1 (1.49%) Cognos
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