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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 114 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 0.89% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.93% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 13
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -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
1963 2361 2160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.01% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1708 1878 1868
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Huntingdon -1 5 £51,500 +18.39%
Peterborough - 5 £65,000 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) Test Management
2 16 (51.61%) Regression Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
4 12 (38.71%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) ISEB
4 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
4 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (35.48%) System Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.13%) QA
11 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.90%) SDLC
12 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (3.23%) TDD
13 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
13 1 (3.23%) Web Design
13 1 (3.23%) Python
13 1 (3.23%) Finance
13 1 (3.23%) Validation
13 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 1 (3.23%) CSS
13 1 (3.23%) Web Services

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Test Management
2 16 (51.61%) Regression Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
5 11 (35.48%) System Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) SDLC
10 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (3.23%) TDD
12 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Web Design
12 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
12 1 (3.23%) Validation
12 1 (3.23%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) ISEB
1 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) WAI
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) SAP