The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 7 11 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 21 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.26% 7.69% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.19% 8.47% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 1
Average salary £43,125 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Test Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 59 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 90.43% 90.77% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 82
Average salary £48,250 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.56% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £36,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Test Management
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Stirling region.

Test Management Salary Trend in Stirling

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Stirling

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management.

1 38 (84.44%) ISTQB
2 36 (80.00%) ISEB
3 33 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (66.67%) HP
5 26 (57.78%) Finance
6 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
8 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
9 13 (28.89%) Test Planning
10 12 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (24.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (15.56%) Project Management
14 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
14 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
15 6 (13.33%) Selenium
15 6 (13.33%) Legal
15 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
16 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
16 5 (11.11%) People Management
17 4 (8.89%) Line Management
17 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
18 3 (6.67%) SQL
18 3 (6.67%) Change Management
19 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
19 2 (4.44%) Oracle
19 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Test Management also 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 that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Test Manager
2 20 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.89%) Test Planning
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) People Management
8 4 (8.89%) Line Management
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) ISTQB
2 36 (80.00%) ISEB
3 12 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (24.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 33 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter