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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 129 114
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 5 33 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 1.15% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.27% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 46
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £40,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 2182 2605 2814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.68% 90.51% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1613 1719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £40,000 -8.57%
Test Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (77.78%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) HP UFT

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) FogBugz
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) QA Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software QA Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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