The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 109 103 131
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.55% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.57% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £43,450 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1643 1402 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.36% 96.03% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1170 1790
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (7.14%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BPR
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago