The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 119 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.050% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.052% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £48,750 £32,500 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.49%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cambridge region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Test Management
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) C
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) iPhone

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPhone
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Test Management
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) HP