The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 121 109
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.40% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 14
Median salary - £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
Test Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
906 1686 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.28% 96.90% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1342 1332
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware