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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 99 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 8
Average salary £51,500 £48,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.29% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +0.50%
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
2006 2272 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.72% 95.42% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1650 1925 2222
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 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
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 30 March 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
(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
Peterborough - 10 £55,000 -
Cambridge +17 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Huntingdon - 4 £53,750 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (52.94%) ISEB
2 17 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (41.18%) Test Management
4 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 7 (20.59%) System Testing
6 7 (20.59%) QA
6 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) SAP
8 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) Python
8 5 (14.71%) HP
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) HTML
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (8.82%) TDD
10 3 (8.82%) Web Design
10 3 (8.82%) WAI
10 3 (8.82%) OWASP
10 3 (8.82%) BDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Test Management
2 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) System Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) OWASP
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) ISEB
2 17 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) WAI
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) HP