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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 91 144 147
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 64 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 0.80% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.84% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 1
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +61.29%
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
2957 3327 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.49% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1868 2176 1766
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
(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 +16 28 £52,500 +26.50% 2
Glasgow +28 25 £52,000 -0.95% 3
Stirling -3 13 £49,500 -5.71%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 68 (61.82%) Finance
2 50 (45.45%) Test Management
3 41 (37.27%) ISTQB
4 40 (36.36%) ISEB
5 36 (32.73%) Test Strategy
6 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 27 (24.55%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (22.73%) Banking
9 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (20.91%) QA
11 21 (19.09%) HP
12 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
14 17 (15.45%) ISEB Practitioner
14 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (12.73%) V-Model
16 13 (11.82%) Selenium
16 13 (11.82%) Coaching
17 12 (10.91%) Test Planning
17 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
18 11 (10.00%) Software Testing
18 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (10.00%) People Management
19 10 (9.09%) Analytics
19 10 (9.09%) Resource Management
20 9 (8.18%) JIRA
20 9 (8.18%) System Testing
20 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (2.73%) MTS
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Big Data
3 2 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Selenium
2 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (8.18%) JIRA
3 7 (6.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.73%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.73%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.73%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.91%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.91%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 68 (61.82%) Finance
2 25 (22.73%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
1 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Derivative
5 1 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.91%) Blog
5 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) UNIX
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Test Management
2 36 (32.73%) Test Strategy
3 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
8 14 (12.73%) V-Model
9 13 (11.82%) Coaching
10 12 (10.91%) Test Planning
10 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.00%) People Management
11 11 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.09%) Resource Management
12 10 (9.09%) Analytics
13 9 (8.18%) Line Management
13 9 (8.18%) System Testing
13 9 (8.18%) Project Management
14 8 (7.27%) Automated Testing
14 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) Python
2 7 (6.36%) Ruby
2 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.36%) Perl
3 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (37.27%) ISTQB
2 40 (36.36%) ISEB
3 17 (15.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (6.36%) Degree
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.91%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 27 (24.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) HP
2 7 (6.36%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.91%) Charles River
5 1 (0.91%) Verint
5 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Avaya
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