Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 133 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 -39 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 4 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.17% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.18% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 80
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £47,625 £44,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £57,000 £56,300
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2611 2205 2904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1449 1858
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,850 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Edinburgh

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Edinburgh

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) HP UFT
1 13 (86.67%) LoadRunner
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (86.67%) Mobile App
1 13 (86.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) HP UFT
1 13 (86.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Test Management
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP