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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 244 287 261
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 62 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 54
Average salary £59,000 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.59% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £92,500 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
9717 11453 11180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.63% 92.43% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8364 9594 9818
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 50 (42.74%) Finance
2 47 (40.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (39.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (37.61%) Banking
5 41 (35.04%) Test Management
6 39 (33.33%) QA
7 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (26.50%) Software Testing
9 30 (25.64%) PRINCE2
9 30 (25.64%) Test Strategy
10 27 (23.08%) ISEB
11 23 (19.66%) ISTQB
12 22 (18.80%) ITIL
13 21 (17.95%) Service Management
14 19 (16.24%) Retail
15 17 (14.53%) BDD
15 17 (14.53%) Waterfall
15 17 (14.53%) Line Management
16 15 (12.82%) Selenium
16 15 (12.82%) Java
17 12 (10.26%) Validation
18 11 (9.40%) SQL
18 11 (9.40%) Oracle
18 11 (9.40%) Non-Functional Testing
19 10 (8.55%) Scrum
20 9 (7.69%) Investment Banking
20 9 (7.69%) Project Management
20 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
20 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
20 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) IPv4
4 1 (0.85%) IPv6
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) MySQL
1 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.85%) Redis
2 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Selenium
2 8 (6.84%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.84%) WebDriver
3 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.98%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.13%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.27%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.85%) JMeter
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 50 (42.74%) Finance
2 44 (37.61%) Banking
3 19 (16.24%) Retail
4 9 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Law
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Front Office
7 2 (1.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) SOAP
2 7 (5.98%) Web Services
3 6 (5.13%) HTML
3 6 (5.13%) REST
4 5 (4.27%) JSP
4 5 (4.27%) JMS
4 5 (4.27%) JMX
5 4 (3.42%) .NET
5 4 (3.42%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.85%) XBRL
7 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.27%) Derivative
2 5 (4.27%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.71%) CESG
4 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.85%) Equities
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) New Media
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) UNIX
1 6 (5.13%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 46 (39.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (35.04%) Test Management
4 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (26.50%) Software Testing
6 30 (25.64%) PRINCE2
6 30 (25.64%) Test Strategy
7 22 (18.80%) ITIL
8 21 (17.95%) Service Management
9 17 (14.53%) Waterfall
9 17 (14.53%) BDD
9 17 (14.53%) Line Management
10 12 (10.26%) Validation
11 11 (9.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (8.55%) Scrum
13 9 (7.69%) Project Management
13 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
14 8 (6.84%) Open Source
14 8 (6.84%) Security Testing
14 8 (6.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) Java
2 11 (9.40%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) Ruby
5 3 (2.56%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) C
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) C-shell
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) ISEB
2 23 (19.66%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) PMP
4 7 (5.98%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.42%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.71%) CEH
6 2 (1.71%) CISSP
6 2 (1.71%) CISA
6 2 (1.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) XenApp
1 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.85%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.98%) Puppet
3 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.13%) Nagios
4 5 (4.27%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle
2 8 (6.84%) HP
2 8 (6.84%) WorldPay
3 7 (5.98%) IBM
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.56%) Murex
4 3 (2.56%) Calypso
5 2 (1.71%) VMware
5 2 (1.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) Sophis
6 1 (0.85%) hybris
6 1 (0.85%) Compuware
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
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Acutest
Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago