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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 109 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 0.050% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.053% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
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
2058 1878 1935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.53% 94.61% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1530 1651
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 November 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 24 November 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
(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 - 10 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +2 8 £39,500 +5.33%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 24 (70.59%) Test Management
2 23 (67.65%) Finance
3 22 (64.71%) ISEB
4 19 (55.88%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 17 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 15 (44.12%) HP
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
8 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
9 9 (26.47%) Selenium
9 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
10 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
12 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
13 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
13 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
13 5 (14.71%) QA
13 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
13 5 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (8.82%) BDD
14 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
14 3 (8.82%) Line Management
14 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
14 3 (8.82%) JMeter

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
3 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Test Management
2 17 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
5 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) Java
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
1 3 (8.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle