The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 257 272 266
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 54 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 46
Average salary £59,000 £70,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9598 11591 10962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.52% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9789 9529
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 74 (48.05%) Test Management
2 68 (44.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (40.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 56 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 55 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 55 (35.71%) ISEB
6 48 (31.17%) ISTQB
7 45 (29.22%) Finance
8 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (27.92%) QA
10 38 (24.68%) Test Strategy
11 35 (22.73%) Banking
12 30 (19.48%) Retail
13 26 (16.88%) ITIL
14 25 (16.23%) Service Management
15 22 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 19 (12.34%) BDD
17 16 (10.39%) Validation
18 15 (9.74%) Selenium
18 15 (9.74%) QuickTest Pro
18 15 (9.74%) Line Management
19 14 (9.09%) Test Planning
19 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
19 14 (9.09%) LoadRunner
19 14 (9.09%) Scrum
20 13 (8.44%) Oracle
20 13 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (7.79%) Performance Testing
22 11 (7.14%) JMeter
22 11 (7.14%) TDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Office
2 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Summit
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) Internet
1 3 (1.95%) Network Security
2 2 (1.30%) LAN
2 2 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (9.74%) Selenium
2 14 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 14 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.14%) JMeter
4 10 (6.49%) JIRA
4 10 (6.49%) SoapUI
5 9 (5.84%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.90%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.60%) Hudson
8 4 (2.60%) NUnit
9 3 (1.95%) JUnit
9 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.30%) TestNG
10 2 (1.30%) JBehave
10 2 (1.30%) WebLOAD
10 2 (1.30%) Rational Robot
10 2 (1.30%) Calabash
General
1 45 (29.22%) Finance
2 35 (22.73%) Banking
3 30 (19.48%) Retail
4 6 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.95%) Advertising
8 2 (1.30%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) .NET
2 7 (4.55%) Web Services
3 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.90%) Derivative
1 6 (3.90%) Open Source
2 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (1.95%) CESG
4 3 (1.95%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.30%) Equities
5 2 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) UNIX
2 3 (1.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.05%) Test Management
2 68 (44.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (40.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 56 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 55 (35.71%) PRINCE2
6 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (24.68%) Test Strategy
8 26 (16.88%) ITIL
9 25 (16.23%) Service Management
10 22 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 19 (12.34%) BDD
12 16 (10.39%) Validation
13 15 (9.74%) Line Management
14 14 (9.09%) Test Planning
14 14 (9.09%) Scrum
15 13 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (7.79%) Performance Testing
17 11 (7.14%) TDD
18 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
18 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.84%) Java
2 6 (3.90%) Ruby
3 4 (2.60%) SQL
3 4 (2.60%) C#
4 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.95%) Scala
5 2 (1.30%) C
5 2 (1.30%) Python
5 2 (1.30%) Korn
6 1 (0.65%) Groovy
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (35.71%) ISEB
2 48 (31.17%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.49%) PMP
3 10 (6.49%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 3 (1.95%) CEH
5 3 (1.95%) CISSP
5 3 (1.95%) CISA
5 3 (1.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.92%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Oracle
2 9 (5.84%) HP
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.25%) Murex
4 5 (3.25%) Calypso
4 5 (3.25%) ATG
4 5 (3.25%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) BMC
6 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago