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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 243 243 255
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 67 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 57
Average salary £58,250 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.30% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 80 (50.63%) Test Management
2 68 (43.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (39.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 61 (38.61%) ISEB
5 58 (36.71%) Software Testing
6 52 (32.91%) PRINCE2
7 51 (32.28%) ISTQB
8 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (25.32%) Finance
10 39 (24.68%) Test Strategy
11 38 (24.05%) QA
12 34 (21.52%) Banking
13 25 (15.82%) Retail
14 24 (15.19%) ITIL
15 23 (14.56%) Service Management
16 21 (13.29%) BDD
17 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
18 18 (11.39%) Selenium
19 16 (10.13%) QuickTest Pro
20 15 (9.49%) LoadRunner
20 15 (9.49%) Cucumber
21 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (8.86%) Validation
21 14 (8.86%) Scrum
22 13 (8.23%) JMeter
22 13 (8.23%) JIRA
22 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
22 13 (8.23%) Test Planning
23 12 (7.59%) SoapUI
23 12 (7.59%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Project
1 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
1 3 (1.90%) Network Security
2 2 (1.27%) LAN
2 2 (1.27%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Selenium
2 16 (10.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (9.49%) LoadRunner
3 15 (9.49%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.23%) JMeter
4 13 (8.23%) JIRA
5 12 (7.59%) SoapUI
6 10 (6.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.80%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.16%) JUnit
9 4 (2.53%) NUnit
9 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.53%) Hudson
10 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.90%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.27%) WebLOAD
11 2 (1.27%) TestNG
11 2 (1.27%) JBehave
11 2 (1.27%) Calabash
General
1 40 (25.32%) Finance
2 34 (21.52%) Banking
3 25 (15.82%) Retail
4 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) Web Services
1 8 (5.06%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) RESTful
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
3 1 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Derivative
1 9 (5.70%) Open Source
2 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.90%) CESG
4 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.27%) Equities
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) UNIX
2 4 (2.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.63%) Test Management
2 68 (43.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (39.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 58 (36.71%) Software Testing
5 52 (32.91%) PRINCE2
6 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (24.68%) Test Strategy
8 24 (15.19%) ITIL
9 23 (14.56%) Service Management
10 21 (13.29%) BDD
11 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.86%) Scrum
12 14 (8.86%) Validation
13 13 (8.23%) Test Planning
14 12 (7.59%) TDD
15 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce
15 11 (6.96%) Line Management
15 11 (6.96%) Performance Testing
16 10 (6.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.96%) Java
2 6 (3.80%) SQL
3 5 (3.16%) Ruby
4 4 (2.53%) C#
5 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.90%) Scala
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) Korn
7 1 (0.63%) Groovy
7 1 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (38.61%) ISEB
2 51 (32.28%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.33%) PMP
3 10 (6.33%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.06%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.90%) CEH
5 3 (1.90%) CISSP
5 3 (1.90%) CISA
5 3 (1.90%) CISM
5 3 (1.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.05%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 12 (7.59%) HP
2 9 (5.70%) Oracle
3 7 (4.43%) Murex
3 7 (4.43%) Calypso
4 5 (3.16%) ATG
5 3 (1.90%) IBM
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.63%) BMC
6 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Remedy
6 1 (0.63%) hybris
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago