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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 115 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 40 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.20% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.26% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 4
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,913 £45,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
2845 3648 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.31% 94.93% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 2397 1800
Average salary £42,926 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.69% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,950
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +10 24 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Glasgow +15 17 £47,000 -16.07% 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 59 (57.28%) Finance
2 47 (45.63%) Test Strategy
3 38 (36.89%) ISTQB
4 37 (35.92%) ISEB
5 35 (33.98%) Test Management
6 34 (33.01%) Banking
7 31 (30.10%) Mentoring
8 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (20.39%) QA
11 19 (18.45%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (17.48%) Coaching
13 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
13 17 (16.50%) Project Management
14 15 (14.56%) ISEB Practitioner
14 15 (14.56%) V-Model
15 14 (13.59%) HP
15 14 (13.59%) SDLC
16 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (10.68%) People Management
17 11 (10.68%) Retail
17 11 (10.68%) Analytics
17 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (10.68%) Test Planning
17 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (9.71%) Resource Management
19 7 (6.80%) Project Planning
19 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
19 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
19 7 (6.80%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (1.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Office
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) QlikView
2 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Selenium
2 5 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.85%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.94%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.94%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.97%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 59 (57.28%) Finance
2 34 (33.01%) Banking
3 11 (10.68%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
1 1 (0.97%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) Blog
4 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) UNIX
1 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Test Strategy
2 35 (33.98%) Test Management
3 31 (30.10%) Mentoring
4 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (17.48%) Coaching
7 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
7 17 (16.50%) Project Management
8 15 (14.56%) V-Model
9 14 (13.59%) SDLC
10 11 (10.68%) People Management
10 11 (10.68%) Analytics
10 11 (10.68%) Test Planning
10 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Resource Management
12 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
12 7 (6.80%) Project Planning
12 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (5.83%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
1 6 (5.83%) Perl
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
1 6 (5.83%) Python
1 6 (5.83%) Ruby
2 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (36.89%) ISTQB
2 37 (35.92%) ISEB
3 15 (14.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.85%) TickIT
4 4 (3.88%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) HP
2 6 (5.83%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.94%) Informatica
3 2 (1.94%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Verint
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Avaya
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