Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 176 163
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 15 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.33% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.36% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 86
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% -10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £30,400 £32,575 £35,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,043 4,202 5,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.24% 91.31% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,317 2,658 3,552
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -8 18 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Glasgow -20 9 £37,000 +2.07% 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Test Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) QA
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
8 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
8 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Selenium
10 4 (13.79%) vSphere
10 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
10 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (13.79%) E-business
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) ERP
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (13.79%) Validation

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) BlazeMeter
1 3 (10.34%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Test Leader
3 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
4 8 (27.59%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (13.79%) Product Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Tester
7 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Testing Manager
8 2 (6.90%) ERP Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Testing Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Test Strategy
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
6 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Coaching
8 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
8 4 (13.79%) E-business
8 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
8 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (13.79%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant