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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 98 135 139
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 58 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.73% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,000 £41,350
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
2925 3145 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.39% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 2030 1980
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,311 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +18 30 £52,500 - 2
Glasgow +16 15 £50,000 - 1
Stirling +4 13 £48,625 +8.05% 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 59 (47.20%) Test Management
3 45 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (35.20%) ISTQB
5 40 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 40 (32.00%) ISEB
6 37 (29.60%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (23.20%) QA
8 29 (23.20%) Mentoring
9 26 (20.80%) HP
10 25 (20.00%) Banking
11 21 (16.80%) Selenium
12 20 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 20 (16.00%) Test Planning
13 18 (14.40%) ISEB Practitioner
13 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
14 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 14 (11.20%) Line Management
16 14 (11.20%) LoadRunner
17 13 (10.40%) Project Management
17 13 (10.40%) V-Model
18 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
18 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (8.80%) SQL
19 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
19 11 (8.80%) Coaching
20 10 (8.00%) People Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (2.40%) MTS
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Office
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) ATM
1 1 (0.80%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Selenium
2 20 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (11.20%) LoadRunner
4 9 (7.20%) JIRA
5 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.40%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.40%) FogBugz
6 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.80%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.80%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 25 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Middleware
1 1 (0.80%) LAMP
1 1 (0.80%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) UNIX
1 3 (2.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.20%) Test Management
2 45 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 30 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (23.20%) Mentoring
6 20 (16.00%) Test Planning
6 20 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.20%) Line Management
9 13 (10.40%) V-Model
9 13 (10.40%) Project Management
10 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.80%) Coaching
11 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
12 10 (8.00%) People Management
12 10 (8.00%) Automation Testing
13 9 (7.20%) Analytics
13 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.20%) Resource Management
14 8 (6.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) SQL
2 3 (2.40%) Python
2 3 (2.40%) Ruby
2 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (35.20%) ISTQB
2 40 (32.00%) ISEB
3 18 (14.40%) ISEB Practitioner
4 15 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.20%) Degree
6 7 (5.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (29.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Foglight
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) HP
2 8 (6.40%) Business Objects
2 8 (6.40%) Informatica
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.60%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.80%) Charles River
4 1 (0.80%) Capita
4 1 (0.80%) Verint
4 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Avaya
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago