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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 219 266 254
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 87 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.64% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 55 68
Average salary £61,500 £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 77 (55.00%) Test Management
2 52 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (32.86%) ISEB
4 45 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 40 (28.57%) Finance
6 38 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (23.57%) ISTQB
8 32 (22.86%) Test Strategy
8 32 (22.86%) Banking
9 28 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 27 (19.29%) QA
11 21 (15.00%) Selenium
12 18 (12.86%) Retail
13 17 (12.14%) JMeter
13 17 (12.14%) HP
13 17 (12.14%) Test Scripting
14 15 (10.71%) ITIL
15 13 (9.29%) Service Management
15 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (9.29%) TDD
15 13 (9.29%) Test Automation
15 13 (9.29%) JIRA
16 12 (8.57%) Investment Banking
16 12 (8.57%) UNIX
16 12 (8.57%) Java
16 12 (8.57%) Performance Testing
16 12 (8.57%) Oracle
17 11 (7.86%) Scrum
17 11 (7.86%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.14%) Lync
2 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Summit
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Heroku
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Internet
1 2 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) SS7
2 1 (0.71%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) Big Data
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (15.00%) Selenium
2 17 (12.14%) JMeter
3 13 (9.29%) JIRA
4 10 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.71%) JUnit
6 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.00%) Hudson
7 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.29%) Rational Robot
8 6 (4.29%) NUnit
8 6 (4.29%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.29%) Appium
9 5 (3.57%) Calabash
9 5 (3.57%) LoadUI
9 5 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 40 (28.57%) Finance
2 32 (22.86%) Banking
3 18 (12.86%) Retail
4 12 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.86%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) .NET
1 5 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.43%) Middleware
2 2 (1.43%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) XMPP
3 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.71%) JSON
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Derivative
1 8 (5.71%) Open Source
1 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (2.14%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.14%) Equities
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.43%) CESG
6 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.71%) W3C
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.57%) UNIX
2 5 (3.57%) Windows
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) Test Management
2 52 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 40 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 38 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (22.86%) Test Strategy
7 28 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.14%) Test Scripting
9 15 (10.71%) ITIL
10 13 (9.29%) Service Management
10 13 (9.29%) TDD
10 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.29%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.57%) Performance Testing
12 11 (7.86%) Scrum
13 10 (7.14%) BDD
14 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
15 8 (5.71%) Test Planning
16 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) Java
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.57%) Korn
5 2 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) Groovy
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (32.86%) ISEB
2 33 (23.57%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.00%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) CEH
6 2 (1.43%) CISA
6 2 (1.43%) CISM
6 2 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMP
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.29%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) HP
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) IBM
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.86%) Murex
4 4 (2.86%) Calypso
4 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.86%) ATG
5 2 (1.43%) SAP
5 2 (1.43%) Charles River
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) hybris
6 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) BMC
6 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
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