The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 146 145 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.43% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.45% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 25
Average salary £49,250 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,100 £49,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3456 3093 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.97% 95.91% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2031 2108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Test Manager
UK

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -5 18 £48,500 -3.00% 3
Glasgow -11 7 £57,000 - 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 39 (50.00%) Finance
2 33 (42.31%) Test Management
3 29 (37.18%) Test Strategy
4 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 20 (25.64%) Waterfall
5 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
6 15 (19.23%) QA
6 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.38%) ISEB
8 11 (14.10%) JIRA
8 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (11.54%) Banking
10 9 (11.54%) MS Project
10 9 (11.54%) System Testing
10 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Selenium
11 8 (10.26%) BDD
12 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (7.69%) Six Sigma
13 6 (7.69%) Project Management
13 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.69%) Degree
13 6 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Project
2 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
1 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) GPRS
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) JIRA
2 10 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (11.54%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) Fiddler
4 5 (6.41%) FogBugz
4 5 (6.41%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) WinForms
1 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Derivative
4 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) UNIX
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Test Management
2 29 (37.18%) Test Strategy
3 20 (25.64%) Waterfall
3 20 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
5 11 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
7 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.54%) System Testing
8 8 (10.26%) BDD
9 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Six Sigma
10 6 (7.69%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
11 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) Perl
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C#
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) Python
2 2 (2.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) HP
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix
2 3 (3.85%) Informatica
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.28%) Sybase
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