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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 103 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.33% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) WAI
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) MSTest
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) WAI
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP