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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 109 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.13% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.16% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 10
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
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
1610 2153 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.95% 97.03% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1634 1651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +15 7 £38,000 -15.55% 1
High Wycombe -7 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) ISEB
2 13 (61.90%) Test Management
3 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
8 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 5 (23.81%) V-Model
8 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Test Management
2 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) V-Model
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Business Development
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (61.90%) ISEB
3 11 (52.38%) Degree
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) HND
6 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mitie Group PlC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago