The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 121 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 41 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.79% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.88% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 32
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £43,913 £41,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,075 £56,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 26 £50,000 +4.16% 5
Edinburgh -10 12 £46,250 -11.90% 4
Stirling -2 3 £55,000 +17.02%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 32 (54.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (49.15%) ISTQB
3 28 (47.46%) Test Management
4 26 (44.07%) Finance
5 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) SDLC
7 16 (27.12%) Waterfall
8 13 (22.03%) ISEB
9 12 (20.34%) Banking
9 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (20.34%) Defect Management
10 11 (18.64%) People Management
11 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
11 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
11 10 (16.95%) HP
12 9 (15.25%) Project Management
12 9 (15.25%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.56%) QA
13 8 (13.56%) V-Model
13 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
14 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
15 6 (10.17%) Degree
15 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
15 6 (10.17%) RUP
15 6 (10.17%) Financial Institution
15 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
16 5 (8.47%) Scrum

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (47.46%) Test Management
3 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.51%) SDLC
5 16 (27.12%) Waterfall
6 12 (20.34%) Defect Management
7 11 (18.64%) People Management
8 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
8 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.56%) V-Model
11 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.17%) RUP
12 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.47%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.03%) ISEB
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) HP
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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