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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 116 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
2170 2077 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.22% 94.28% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 1593 1691
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

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 May 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
Milton Keynes -11 12 £46,000 +3.37% 3
High Wycombe - 8 £52,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (57.58%) Test Management
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) QA
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
5 12 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 12 (36.36%) SDLC
5 12 (36.36%) HP
5 12 (36.36%) JIRA
6 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) ISEB
8 7 (21.21%) System Testing
8 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) SCCM
9 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 6 (18.18%) BEA
9 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) Validation
9 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Release Management
9 6 (18.18%) Atlassian
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) WPF
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Test Management
2 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
4 12 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 12 (36.36%) SDLC
5 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) System Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Validation
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Release Management
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.12%) RAD
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) BEA
3 6 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.09%) Symbian
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 17 days ago