The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 87 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.76% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.79% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 24
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1139 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.88% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 713 653 843
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
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