The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 109 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 31 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 7
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
South East

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
2101 1925 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.38% 94.59% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1466 1452
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +14 16 £53,500 +12.63%
Milton Keynes -13 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 38 (73.08%) Test Management
2 32 (61.54%) Finance
3 26 (50.00%) JIRA
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
6 18 (34.62%) SDLC
7 17 (32.69%) Performance Testing
8 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 15 (28.85%) HP
9 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
10 13 (25.00%) System Testing
11 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
11 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
12 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (17.31%) QA
12 9 (17.31%) Degree
12 9 (17.31%) ISEB
13 8 (15.38%) BEA
13 8 (15.38%) Release Management
13 8 (15.38%) Atlassian
13 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
13 8 (15.38%) Validation
13 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
13 8 (15.38%) SCCM
13 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
14 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
14 7 (13.46%) Migration
15 6 (11.54%) HP UFT

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Summit
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.77%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Test Management
2 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
3 18 (34.62%) SDLC
4 17 (32.69%) Performance Testing
5 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
7 13 (25.00%) System Testing
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Release Management
9 8 (15.38%) Validation
9 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
10 7 (13.46%) Migration
11 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 4 (7.69%) RAD
12 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (5.77%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) ISEB
3 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.69%) HND
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) HP
3 8 (15.38%) BEA
3 8 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.77%) Symbian
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 2 (3.85%) Computacenter
5 2 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) BMC