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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 116 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.53% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average 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
1682 1694 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.11% 95.22% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1338 1419
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +4 5 £82,500 +200.00%
High Wycombe +4 4 £52,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Management
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (23.53%) HND
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
8 2 (11.76%) HP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Test Management
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) HND
5 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle