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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 114 149 154
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 48 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 2
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £44,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 +13 26 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Stirling - 13 £48,250 - 1
Glasgow +4 8 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 63 (49.61%) Finance
2 61 (48.03%) Test Management
3 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.50%) ISTQB
5 37 (29.13%) ISEB
6 36 (28.35%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (27.56%) QA
8 34 (26.77%) Test Strategy
9 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (20.47%) Selenium
11 25 (19.69%) HP
12 23 (18.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (17.32%) QuickTest Pro
13 22 (17.32%) Banking
14 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
15 19 (14.96%) Test Planning
16 18 (14.17%) Line Management
17 16 (12.60%) Project Management
18 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
18 15 (11.81%) JIRA
19 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (11.02%) People Management
19 14 (11.02%) ISEB Practitioner
20 13 (10.24%) LoadRunner
20 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
21 12 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 11 (8.66%) SQL
22 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
23 10 (7.87%) Automated Testing
23 10 (7.87%) Automation Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (2.36%) MTS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) ATM
1 1 (0.79%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Selenium
2 22 (17.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (11.81%) JIRA
4 13 (10.24%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.94%) Bugzilla
5 5 (3.94%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.94%) FogBugz
6 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (49.61%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Legal
4 3 (2.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) WinForms
1 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) UNIX
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Android
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.03%) Test Management
2 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.77%) Test Strategy
4 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (18.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.96%) Test Planning
8 18 (14.17%) Line Management
9 16 (12.60%) Project Management
10 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.02%) People Management
12 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.87%) Automation Testing
13 10 (7.87%) Automated Testing
14 9 (7.09%) Software Testing
14 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.09%) Six Sigma
15 8 (6.30%) Change Management
15 8 (6.30%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) Python
2 3 (2.36%) Ruby
2 3 (2.36%) C#
2 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) ISTQB
2 37 (29.13%) ISEB
3 14 (11.02%) ISEB Practitioner
4 12 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.30%) Degree
6 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 36 (28.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Foglight
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) HP
2 8 (6.30%) Business Objects
2 8 (6.30%) Informatica
3 2 (1.57%) Charles River
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) Capita
4 1 (0.79%) Verint
4 1 (0.79%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Avaya
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