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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 207 241 240
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 102 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 87 49 65
Average salary £59,000 £68,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.23% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £49,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £65,000
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
9575 9766 10349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.44% 92.91% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8356 8351 9325
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 85 (54.84%) Test Management
2 63 (40.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (37.42%) ISEB
3 58 (37.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (33.55%) Software Testing
5 51 (32.90%) ISTQB
6 45 (29.03%) PRINCE2
7 42 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (25.16%) Finance
9 33 (21.29%) Test Strategy
10 32 (20.65%) QA
11 27 (17.42%) Banking
12 22 (14.19%) Selenium
13 20 (12.90%) JMeter
13 20 (12.90%) ITIL
14 19 (12.26%) Service Management
15 18 (11.61%) Retail
16 17 (10.97%) BDD
17 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (9.68%) Performance Testing
18 15 (9.68%) Cucumber
18 15 (9.68%) TDD
19 13 (8.39%) HP
19 13 (8.39%) LoadRunner
19 13 (8.39%) Java
20 12 (7.74%) Open Source
20 12 (7.74%) SoapUI
20 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
20 12 (7.74%) Test Scripting
21 11 (7.10%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Project
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) LAN
1 2 (1.29%) WAN
1 2 (1.29%) Internet
1 2 (1.29%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) SS7
2 1 (0.65%) SCCP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Selenium
2 20 (12.90%) JMeter
3 15 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.39%) LoadRunner
5 12 (7.74%) SoapUI
6 11 (7.10%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (6.45%) JIRA
8 8 (5.16%) WebDriver
8 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.52%) JUnit
10 6 (3.87%) NUnit
10 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.87%) Hudson
11 5 (3.23%) Rational Robot
12 4 (2.58%) WebLOAD
12 4 (2.58%) Calabash
12 4 (2.58%) LoadUI
12 4 (2.58%) Appium
13 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.29%) JBehave
General
1 39 (25.16%) Finance
2 27 (17.42%) Banking
3 18 (11.61%) Retail
4 9 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) Web Services
2 6 (3.87%) .NET
3 2 (1.29%) Middleware
3 2 (1.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) XMPP
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Open Source
2 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.16%) Derivative
3 6 (3.87%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.94%) Equities
7 2 (1.29%) CESG
7 2 (1.29%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) W3C
8 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) UNIX
2 3 (1.94%) Windows
2 3 (1.94%) Linux
2 3 (1.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.84%) Test Management
2 63 (40.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (37.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (33.55%) Software Testing
5 45 (29.03%) PRINCE2
6 42 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.29%) Test Strategy
8 20 (12.90%) ITIL
9 19 (12.26%) Service Management
10 17 (10.97%) BDD
11 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (9.68%) TDD
12 15 (9.68%) Performance Testing
13 12 (7.74%) Test Scripting
13 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.10%) Scrum
14 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
15 9 (5.81%) SEO
15 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) Java
2 9 (5.81%) SQL
3 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.58%) C#
4 4 (2.58%) Korn
5 3 (1.94%) Scala
5 3 (1.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) C
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 58 (37.42%) ISEB
2 51 (32.90%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.87%) Degree
4 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.94%) PMP
6 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.29%) CISA
7 2 (1.29%) CISM
7 2 (1.29%) CEH
7 2 (1.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.65%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 13 (8.39%) HP
2 11 (7.10%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.23%) ATG
5 4 (2.58%) Murex
5 4 (2.58%) Calypso
6 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.29%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) Charles River
8 1 (0.65%) BMC
8 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £100000 - £120000 Per Annum Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago