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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 142 127 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 1.33% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.39% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 36 61
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £56,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2374 3157 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.46% 95.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 2029 2224
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 25 September 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 -10 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Edinburgh -11 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
3 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (33.33%) ISEB
3 12 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
5 10 (27.78%) V-Model
5 10 (27.78%) Test Management
5 10 (27.78%) SDLC
6 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.22%) RUP
8 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
8 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
9 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) QA
11 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) Scrum
11 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
3 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 10 (27.78%) SDLC
4 10 (27.78%) Test Management
4 10 (27.78%) V-Model
5 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.22%) RUP
7 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
7 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
2 12 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) CIPD
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft