The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 78 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.27% 0.60% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.63% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
680 638 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.52% 96.23% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 504 486 497
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Test Management
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) TestDirector
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Retail
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Software Distribution
5 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Android
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (11.11%) Calabash
8 1 (11.11%) Green Hat
8 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 1 (11.11%) iPad

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Calabash
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2ME
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Management
2 5 (55.56%) Software Distribution
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (11.11%) Green Hat