The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 130 125
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 1.13% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.17% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 33
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 Scotland

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

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
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 3 months to 26 June 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 -8 6 £52,500 - 3
Glasgow -10 1 £59,500 +19.00% 1
Test Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
6 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) V-Model
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Posted: 18 days ago