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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 103 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 17
Median salary £60,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1544 2105 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.72% 95.73% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1727 1473
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
High Wycombe +4 12 £60,000 +12.14%
Milton Keynes +25 8 £62,500 +8.69%
Marlow - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (78.05%) ISTQB
1 32 (78.05%) Test Management
2 26 (63.41%) Degree
3 23 (56.10%) Waterfall
4 22 (53.66%) HP
4 22 (53.66%) LoadRunner
5 21 (51.22%) Software Testing
5 21 (51.22%) V-Model
5 21 (51.22%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (39.02%) Test Strategy
7 15 (36.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (36.59%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) ISEB
9 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
10 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
11 11 (26.83%) HP UFT
12 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
12 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
13 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
13 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
13 9 (21.95%) ISEB Practitioner
13 9 (21.95%) Banking
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 8 (19.51%) MS Office
14 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (19.51%) Risk Analysis

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 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
1 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) LoadRunner
2 11 (26.83%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (78.05%) Test Management
2 23 (56.10%) Waterfall
3 21 (51.22%) Software Testing
3 21 (51.22%) V-Model
4 16 (39.02%) Test Strategy
5 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
6 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
9 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
10 8 (19.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
12 6 (14.63%) SDLC
13 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) ISTQB
2 26 (63.41%) Degree
3 15 (36.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 14 (34.15%) ISEB
5 9 (21.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.44%) CCNA
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.44%) HND
9 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft