Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 186 135
Rank change year-on-year -17 -51 +67
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 51 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.88% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.96% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 36 94
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% -2.56%
10th Percentile £31,900 £32,500 £33,625
90th Percentile £46,500 £51,250 £58,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4800 5295 5750
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.31% 91.07% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 3147 3578
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Scotland

Test Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Scotland

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Scotland

Test Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Glasgow +5 1 - -
Test Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 14 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
4 11 (68.75%) HP
4 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
4 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
4 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
5 10 (62.50%) Integration Testing
5 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
5 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (62.50%) Cognizant
5 10 (62.50%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (56.25%) V-Model
6 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

Test Management
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
3 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
5 10 (62.50%) Integration Testing
5 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (56.25%) V-Model
6 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
9 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Release Management
9 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) Cognizant
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle