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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 130 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 32 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 1.37% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 22
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,913 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +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
2739 2997 3703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.65% 95.29% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1895 2438
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,232 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -6 23 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Edinburgh -10 9 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
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Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
3 28 (45.16%) Finance
4 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.87%) Test Management
5 21 (33.87%) SDLC
6 20 (32.26%) ISEB
7 16 (25.81%) Defect Management
7 16 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
9 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (22.58%) V-Model
9 14 (22.58%) Project Management
10 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
11 12 (19.35%) Banking
11 12 (19.35%) HP
12 11 (17.74%) RUP
12 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
13 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
13 10 (16.13%) QA
13 10 (16.13%) Test Planning
14 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
14 9 (14.52%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (14.52%) People Management
15 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
15 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
17 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
17 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
17 6 (9.68%) Scrum

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 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Unix
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) SDLC
3 21 (33.87%) Test Management
4 16 (25.81%) Defect Management
4 16 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
6 14 (22.58%) Project Management
6 14 (22.58%) V-Model
7 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
8 11 (17.74%) RUP
8 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
9 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Test Planning
10 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (14.52%) People Management
11 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
2 20 (32.26%) ISEB
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) HP
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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