The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 110 118 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 0.57% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.61% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2398 2121 2788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.08% 93.81% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1820 2456
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Cambridge -5 6 £40,000 +8.84% 2
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 - 1
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (58.06%) QA
2 17 (54.84%) Test Strategy
3 16 (51.61%) SAP
4 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Test Management
5 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (32.26%) HP
6 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
7 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (29.03%) Project Management
7 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (22.58%) ISEB
8 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
9 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
9 6 (19.35%) System Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) Java
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Test Strategy
2 13 (41.94%) Test Management
2 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) System Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Web Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
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