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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 93 145 153
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 80 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 62 4 5
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,300 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £45,000 £56,000
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
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 +12 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Stirling - 34 £48,500 -
Glasgow -4 10 £48,000 +20.00%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 51 (44.35%) Finance
2 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.39%) Test Management
4 34 (29.57%) ISTQB
5 33 (28.70%) QA
6 27 (23.48%) ISEB
7 24 (20.87%) Selenium
7 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
8 23 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (19.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.04%) Banking
13 14 (12.17%) JIRA
13 14 (12.17%) People Management
14 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
15 12 (10.43%) Mobile App
15 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
15 12 (10.43%) LoadRunner
15 12 (10.43%) HP
15 12 (10.43%) Line Management
16 11 (9.57%) SQL
16 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (8.70%) Project Management
17 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (8.70%) Test Planning
18 9 (7.83%) Change Management
19 8 (6.96%) Informatica

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.87%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.74%) LAN
1 2 (1.74%) WAN
2 1 (0.87%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Selenium
2 22 (19.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (12.17%) JIRA
4 12 (10.43%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.09%) Fiddler
5 7 (6.09%) FogBugz
5 7 (6.09%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 51 (44.35%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Legal
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) WinForms
1 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Derivative
3 2 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) UNIX
1 3 (2.61%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Android
2 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.39%) Test Management
3 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
4 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (14.78%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.17%) People Management
7 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
8 12 (10.43%) Line Management
9 10 (8.70%) Project Management
9 10 (8.70%) Test Planning
10 9 (7.83%) Change Management
11 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.96%) Automation Testing
11 8 (6.96%) System Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Release Management
12 7 (6.09%) Manual Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 5 (4.35%) Perl
3 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.48%) Python
3 4 (3.48%) Ruby
4 3 (2.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (29.57%) ISTQB
2 27 (23.48%) ISEB
3 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.48%) Degree
6 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) HP
2 8 (6.96%) Informatica
2 8 (6.96%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.87%) Capita
4 1 (0.87%) Charles River
4 1 (0.87%) Sybase
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