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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 264 274 275
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 54 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 60
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £85,000 £85,000
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 51 (42.86%) Finance
2 50 (42.02%) Test Management
3 39 (32.77%) QA
4 38 (31.93%) Banking
4 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (23.53%) Selenium
6 27 (22.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
7 25 (21.01%) ISEB
8 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
9 21 (17.65%) HP
10 19 (15.97%) Software Testing
11 18 (15.13%) Test Scripting
12 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
14 15 (12.61%) TDD
14 15 (12.61%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
16 13 (10.92%) Scrum
16 13 (10.92%) Performance Testing
17 12 (10.08%) JIRA
17 12 (10.08%) JMeter
17 12 (10.08%) Java
17 12 (10.08%) Project Management
18 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
18 11 (9.24%) LoadRunner
18 11 (9.24%) SQL
18 11 (9.24%) UNIX
18 11 (9.24%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.68%) Lync
4 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.84%) Node.js
4 1 (0.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) MS Project
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Heroku
2 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) SS7
1 1 (0.84%) SCCP
1 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Redis
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Selenium
2 21 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (10.08%) JIRA
3 12 (10.08%) JMeter
4 11 (9.24%) LoadRunner
5 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (7.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.20%) Hudson
10 4 (3.36%) Bugzilla
10 4 (3.36%) JUnit
10 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.52%) Rational Robot
11 3 (2.52%) NUnit
11 3 (2.52%) WebLOAD
11 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.52%) Calabash
11 3 (2.52%) LoadUI
General
1 51 (42.86%) Finance
2 38 (31.93%) Banking
3 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.88%) Retail
6 4 (3.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Games
7 2 (1.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.52%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) CSS
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) jQuery
3 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.52%) WCF
3 3 (2.52%) LINQ
3 3 (2.52%) CSS3
3 3 (2.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (1.68%) RESTful
4 2 (1.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) JSON
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.20%) Equities
2 5 (4.20%) Statistics
2 5 (4.20%) Open Source
2 5 (4.20%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.52%) Derivative
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Blog
5 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) UNIX
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) Test Management
2 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
5 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (15.97%) Software Testing
7 18 (15.13%) Test Scripting
8 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.61%) TDD
10 13 (10.92%) Scrum
10 13 (10.92%) Performance Testing
11 12 (10.08%) Project Management
12 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.40%) Manual Testing
13 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.56%) Risk Management
14 9 (7.56%) Use Case
14 9 (7.56%) BDD
15 8 (6.72%) Waterfall
15 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) Java
2 11 (9.24%) SQL
3 8 (6.72%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.36%) C++
5 4 (3.36%) Python
6 3 (2.52%) Perl
6 3 (2.52%) Korn
7 2 (1.68%) VC++
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) VB
8 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (21.01%) ISEB
2 11 (9.24%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.56%) Degree
4 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.77%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) HP
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.52%) IBM
4 3 (2.52%) Charles River
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) Cognos
5 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.84%) Green Hat
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