The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 97 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.85% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.51% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1265 1758 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.68% 96.91% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1452 1375
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Milton Keynes +16 9 £55,000 -33.33%
High Wycombe +6 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Aylesbury - 1 £60,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (66.67%) Test Management
3 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) Finance
4 16 (53.33%) ISEB
5 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 14 (46.67%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
7 13 (43.33%) Degree
7 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (40.00%) V-Model
9 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
9 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (33.33%) Banking
10 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
12 7 (23.33%) SDLC
12 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
12 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
12 7 (23.33%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) MS Office
13 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 4 (13.33%) Data Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
1 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) XML
1 2 (6.67%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Test Management
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 12 (40.00%) V-Model
5 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.33%) Data Management
10 4 (13.33%) Line Management
10 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (53.33%) ISEB
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (23.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.33%) HND
8 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Seapine