Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 199 157
Rank change year-on-year -13 -42 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 16 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.39% 0.31% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.32% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 99
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £48,375 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £61,400 £55,000 £60,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Scotland

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Scotland

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Scotland

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 -7 15 £52,500 -4.55%
Glasgow -16 7 £58,000 +16.00%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) HP
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) HP UFT
2 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (4.55%) QA
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Mainframe

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) HP UFT
1 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Appium
2 1 (4.55%) Calabash
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle