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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 110 147 152
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 65 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 2 8
Average salary £48,500 £44,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.98% -8.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,100 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £48,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3547 2965 2964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.64% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 1956 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 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
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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 +14 27 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Stirling - 26 £48,500 - 1
Glasgow - 11 £48,000 -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (45.95%) Finance
2 41 (36.94%) Test Management
3 30 (27.03%) ISTQB
4 28 (25.23%) Test Strategy
5 27 (24.32%) QA
6 25 (22.52%) ISEB
7 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.82%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
10 19 (17.12%) Selenium
10 19 (17.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
12 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (12.61%) JIRA
13 14 (12.61%) Banking
14 11 (9.91%) HP
14 11 (9.91%) Project Management
14 11 (9.91%) Mobile App
15 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
15 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 9 (8.11%) System Testing
16 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (7.21%) LoadRunner
17 8 (7.21%) Six Sigma
17 8 (7.21%) Change Management
17 8 (7.21%) Regression Testing
17 8 (7.21%) Non-Functional Testing
17 8 (7.21%) BDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.70%) LAN
1 3 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.90%) IMAP
2 1 (0.90%) GPRS
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Selenium
2 18 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (12.61%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.31%) Fiddler
5 7 (6.31%) FogBugz
5 7 (6.31%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) WinForms
1 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Derivative
3 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (0.90%) Statistics
3 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) UNIX
2 2 (1.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Solaris
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Android
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Test Management
2 28 (25.23%) Test Strategy
3 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
5 19 (17.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
10 9 (8.11%) System Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Six Sigma
11 8 (7.21%) Change Management
11 8 (7.21%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (7.21%) BDD
11 8 (7.21%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (6.31%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Integration Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Manual Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) Perl
3 4 (3.60%) Python
3 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.60%) Ruby
4 3 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 25 (22.52%) ISEB
3 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) HP
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) Informatica
4 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.80%) Citrix
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Capita
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) Charles River
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Salary: £41565 - £57593 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago