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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 99 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 0.30% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.31% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) QA
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) WAI
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) OWASP
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) MSTest
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) CRM

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) OWASP
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP