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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 127 150 132
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 41 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.31% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.32% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 21
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £47,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,050 £49,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 23 £49,250 -1.50% 2
Stirling - 10 £48,750 - 2
Glasgow -4 8 £56,000 - 2
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (43.01%) Finance
2 36 (38.71%) Test Management
3 29 (31.18%) Test Strategy
4 22 (23.66%) QA
5 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
6 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
6 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
7 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.20%) ISEB
8 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.05%) JIRA
9 14 (15.05%) Selenium
10 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (11.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (10.75%) Banking
13 10 (10.75%) System Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Integration Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Project Management
14 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.60%) MS Project
15 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
15 8 (8.60%) BDD
16 7 (7.53%) Lean Six Sigma
16 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (7.53%) Six Sigma

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Project
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.23%) LAN
1 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) GPRS
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) JIRA
1 14 (15.05%) Selenium
2 11 (11.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.45%) Bugzilla
3 6 (6.45%) Fiddler
3 6 (6.45%) FogBugz
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (43.01%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (3.23%) WinForms
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) UNIX
2 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Solaris
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Test Management
2 29 (31.18%) Test Strategy
3 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
4 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (10.75%) System Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Project Management
10 8 (8.60%) BDD
11 7 (7.53%) Lean Six Sigma
11 7 (7.53%) Six Sigma
12 6 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Perl
2 3 (3.23%) Ruby
2 3 (3.23%) C#
2 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.23%) Python
3 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
2 16 (17.20%) ISEB
3 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (5.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) HP
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Citrix
3 3 (3.23%) Informatica
3 3 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.08%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) Charles River
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