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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 110 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.63% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1960 1751 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.69% 95.95% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1495 1454 1480
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -18 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £47,500 - 2
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Test Management
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) JMeter
8 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
8 5 (20.83%) VBScript
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) TDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.17%) CESG
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows NT
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Management
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) RAD
8 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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