The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 96 104 137
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.13% 0.75% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.80% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 0
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Knutsford +3 6 £46,000 -
Warrington +5 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (87.10%) Test Strategy
2 25 (80.65%) Test Management
3 22 (70.97%) Finance
4 17 (54.84%) Statistics
4 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (51.61%) Programme Management
5 16 (51.61%) System Testing
6 11 (35.48%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.81%) ISEB
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) UNIX
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
8 7 (22.58%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
8 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (12.90%) Banking
10 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.68%) Retail
11 3 (9.68%) QA
12 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
12 2 (6.45%) Software Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
1 7 (22.58%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Test Strategy
2 25 (80.65%) Test Management
3 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (51.61%) Programme Management
4 16 (51.61%) System Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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