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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 106 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 33 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.50%
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
2162 2031 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.92% 94.11% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1554 1606
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 17 £53,500 +12.63%
Milton Keynes -5 7 £51,250 +13.88%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 42 (71.19%) Test Management
2 37 (62.71%) Finance
3 30 (50.85%) JIRA
4 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
5 28 (47.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
6 23 (38.98%) Test Strategy
6 23 (38.98%) SDLC
7 17 (28.81%) Performance Testing
7 17 (28.81%) System Testing
7 17 (28.81%) QA
8 15 (25.42%) HP
8 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Degree
10 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (15.25%) ISEB
12 8 (13.56%) BEA
12 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
12 8 (13.56%) Validation
12 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
12 8 (13.56%) Release Management
12 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
12 8 (13.56%) SCCM
12 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
13 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
13 7 (11.86%) Migration
14 6 (10.17%) HP UFT

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Summit
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MS Access
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (50.85%) JIRA
2 6 (10.17%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.08%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) JMeter
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (62.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) WPF
3 2 (3.39%) WCF
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Test Management
2 28 (47.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
3 23 (38.98%) Test Strategy
3 23 (38.98%) SDLC
4 17 (28.81%) System Testing
4 17 (28.81%) Performance Testing
5 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
6 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.56%) Release Management
7 8 (13.56%) Validation
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
9 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.78%) RAD
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) ISEB
4 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.78%) HND
5 4 (6.78%) CCNA
5 4 (6.78%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (6.78%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (13.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) HP
3 8 (13.56%) BEA
3 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.08%) Symbian
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) EMC
5 2 (3.39%) McAfee
5 2 (3.39%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.69%) BMC
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy