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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 228 219 254
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 33 100 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.98% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 86 52
Average salary £72,500 £58,250 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.46% -14.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,625 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 42 (65.63%) Finance
2 30 (46.88%) Banking
3 29 (45.31%) Test Strategy
4 27 (42.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (42.19%) Test Management
5 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (35.94%) QA
7 16 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.75%) ISEB
8 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (17.19%) Line Management
9 11 (17.19%) SDLC
9 11 (17.19%) Retail
10 10 (15.63%) Project Management
10 10 (15.63%) HP UFT
10 10 (15.63%) Defect Management
10 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
11 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
11 9 (14.06%) JIRA
12 8 (12.50%) C
12 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
13 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) HP UFT
2 9 (14.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) WinRunner
5 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.56%) JMeter
6 1 (1.56%) QADirector
6 1 (1.56%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.56%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 42 (65.63%) Finance
2 30 (46.88%) Banking
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.25%) Advertising
5 4 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (6.25%) Private Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.13%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) SOAP
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) XBRL
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Statistics
3 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.13%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Test Strategy
2 27 (42.19%) Test Management
2 27 (42.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 11 (17.19%) Line Management
6 11 (17.19%) SDLC
6 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.63%) Defect Management
7 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.94%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (9.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) C
2 3 (4.69%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) ISEB
1 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
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