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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 106 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.058% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.060% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 17
Average salary £47,500 - £48,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
1513 1660 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.03% 96.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1237 1403
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £62,500 -
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 20 (66.67%) Test Management
3 17 (56.67%) Test Strategy
4 16 (53.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Statistics
5 15 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 15 (50.00%) System Testing
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) VB
9 6 (20.00%) ODBC
9 6 (20.00%) J2EE
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) C
9 6 (20.00%) C++
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) HTTP
9 6 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) HP
9 6 (20.00%) ISEB
9 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
9 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ODBC
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Statistics
2 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Test Management
2 17 (56.67%) Test Strategy
3 16 (53.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 16 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 15 (50.00%) System Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.33%) ITIL
10 1 (3.33%) Service Management
10 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) VB
2 6 (20.00%) C
2 6 (20.00%) C++
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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