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 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 246 276 281
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 51 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 49
Average salary £59,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £49,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
9096 11804 11089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.44% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 9988 9542
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 £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 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 29 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 70 (51.47%) Test Management
2 61 (44.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (43.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (38.24%) PRINCE2
5 51 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 50 (36.76%) ISEB
7 46 (33.82%) ISTQB
8 42 (30.88%) Finance
9 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (29.41%) QA
11 30 (22.06%) Banking
12 29 (21.32%) Test Strategy
13 26 (19.12%) ITIL
14 25 (18.38%) Service Management
15 24 (17.65%) Retail
16 21 (15.44%) Waterfall
17 19 (13.97%) BDD
18 15 (11.03%) Line Management
19 14 (10.29%) Selenium
19 14 (10.29%) Validation
19 14 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
19 14 (10.29%) Oracle
20 13 (9.56%) Performance Testing
21 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (8.82%) Scrum
21 12 (8.82%) LoadRunner
21 12 (8.82%) SDLC
21 12 (8.82%) Cucumber
22 11 (8.09%) JMeter
22 11 (8.09%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
1 2 (1.47%) LAN
1 2 (1.47%) WAN
1 2 (1.47%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Selenium
1 14 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (8.82%) LoadRunner
2 12 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.09%) JMeter
4 9 (6.62%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.41%) JIRA
6 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.21%) Hudson
7 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.21%) NUnit
8 2 (1.47%) WebLOAD
8 2 (1.47%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.47%) JUnit
8 2 (1.47%) Appium
8 2 (1.47%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.47%) Calabash
8 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (30.88%) Finance
2 30 (22.06%) Banking
3 24 (17.65%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Advertising
6 2 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.94%) Derivative
2 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.47%) CESG
3 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.47%) Equities
3 2 (1.47%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.41%) UNIX
2 2 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.47%) Test Management
2 61 (44.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (43.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 52 (38.24%) PRINCE2
5 51 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (21.32%) Test Strategy
8 26 (19.12%) ITIL
9 25 (18.38%) Service Management
10 21 (15.44%) Waterfall
11 19 (13.97%) BDD
12 15 (11.03%) Line Management
13 14 (10.29%) Validation
14 13 (9.56%) Performance Testing
15 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (8.82%) Scrum
15 12 (8.82%) SDLC
16 11 (8.09%) TDD
17 10 (7.35%) Security Testing
17 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) Java
2 7 (5.15%) Ruby
3 5 (3.68%) C#
4 4 (2.94%) SQL
5 3 (2.21%) Scala
5 3 (2.21%) Python
5 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.47%) Korn
6 2 (1.47%) C
7 1 (0.74%) Groovy
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (36.76%) ISEB
2 46 (33.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.62%) PMP
3 9 (6.62%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.41%) Degree
5 5 (3.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) CEH
7 2 (1.47%) CISA
7 2 (1.47%) CISM
7 2 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Oracle
2 7 (5.15%) HP
3 6 (4.41%) WorldPay
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.68%) ATG
5 3 (2.21%) Murex
5 3 (2.21%) Calypso
5 3 (2.21%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago