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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 252 286 259
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 54 50 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 76
Average salary £63,750 £73,750 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% +15.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £46,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £98,500 £86,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
10344 11272 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.64% 92.98% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8917 9756 10309
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 52 (46.85%) Test Management
2 37 (33.33%) Finance
3 34 (30.63%) QA
4 32 (28.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (28.83%) Banking
5 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (21.62%) ISEB
6 24 (21.62%) Test Strategy
7 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
8 21 (18.92%) Selenium
9 18 (16.22%) HP
10 16 (14.41%) Test Scripting
11 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
13 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
13 13 (11.71%) JMeter
14 12 (10.81%) Java
14 12 (10.81%) UNIX
15 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.91%) Scrum
16 10 (9.01%) TDD
16 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
16 10 (9.01%) SQL
16 10 (9.01%) QuickTest Pro
16 10 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (9.01%) Performance Testing
16 10 (9.01%) JIRA
17 9 (8.11%) Use Case
18 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Lync
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.90%) Node.js
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Project
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
1 1 (0.90%) Heroku
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) SS7
1 1 (0.90%) SCCP
1 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Big Data
2 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.90%) Redis
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Selenium
2 13 (11.71%) JMeter
3 10 (9.01%) JIRA
3 10 (9.01%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.41%) LoadRunner
6 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.50%) Hudson
7 5 (4.50%) JUnit
8 4 (3.60%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.60%) Rational Robot
8 4 (3.60%) Appium
9 3 (2.70%) Calabash
9 3 (2.70%) LoadUI
9 3 (2.70%) WebLOAD
9 3 (2.70%) NUnit
10 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (28.83%) Banking
3 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Retail
4 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.70%) Front Office
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) RESTful
3 1 (0.90%) JSON
3 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.90%) SOAP
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Open Source
2 5 (4.50%) Statistics
2 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.50%) Derivative
2 5 (4.50%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.70%) Equities
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Blog
6 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) UNIX
2 5 (4.50%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Test Management
2 32 (28.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.62%) Test Strategy
5 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
6 16 (14.41%) Test Scripting
7 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.91%) Scrum
8 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.01%) TDD
9 10 (9.01%) Performance Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Use Case
11 8 (7.21%) BDD
12 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (6.31%) Manual Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Project Management
12 7 (6.31%) Line Management
13 6 (5.41%) ITIL
13 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) Java
2 10 (9.01%) SQL
3 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.70%) Korn
4 3 (2.70%) Perl
4 3 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) Scala
5 1 (0.90%) VB
5 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) ISEB
2 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISA
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) CEH
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.63%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) HP
2 6 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) IBM
4 3 (2.70%) SAP
4 3 (2.70%) Charles River
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.90%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.90%) Murex
5 1 (0.90%) Calypso
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
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Posted: 18 days ago
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