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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 229 234 237
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 79 74 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 67 69
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
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
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
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 £33,500
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 5 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 5 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 83 (53.55%) Test Management
2 65 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (39.35%) ISEB
3 61 (39.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 57 (36.77%) Software Testing
5 54 (34.84%) PRINCE2
6 53 (34.19%) ISTQB
7 43 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (24.52%) QA
9 37 (23.87%) Test Strategy
10 30 (19.35%) Finance
11 24 (15.48%) Banking
12 23 (14.84%) ITIL
13 22 (14.19%) Service Management
14 21 (13.55%) BDD
15 18 (11.61%) Retail
15 18 (11.61%) Selenium
16 16 (10.32%) LoadRunner
16 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (9.68%) Performance Testing
17 15 (9.68%) Waterfall
17 15 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (9.68%) JMeter
17 15 (9.68%) Scrum
18 14 (9.03%) Cucumber
19 13 (8.39%) TDD
19 13 (8.39%) Java
20 12 (7.74%) HP
20 12 (7.74%) SoapUI
21 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.29%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Project
2 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Network Security
1 3 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.29%) LAN
2 2 (1.29%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.65%) Big Data
1 1 (0.65%) MySQL
1 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Selenium
2 16 (10.32%) LoadRunner
3 15 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (9.68%) JMeter
4 14 (9.03%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.74%) SoapUI
6 11 (7.10%) JIRA
7 9 (5.81%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.87%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.87%) Hudson
10 5 (3.23%) JUnit
11 4 (2.58%) NUnit
12 3 (1.94%) Rational Robot
13 2 (1.29%) WebLOAD
13 2 (1.29%) Appium
13 2 (1.29%) Calabash
13 2 (1.29%) LoadUI
13 2 (1.29%) JBehave
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 24 (15.48%) Banking
3 18 (11.61%) Retail
4 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.58%) Advertising
7 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) Web Services
2 7 (4.52%) .NET
3 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Open Source
2 6 (3.87%) Derivative
2 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.94%) CESG
5 2 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.52%) UNIX
2 3 (1.94%) Linux
3 2 (1.29%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (53.55%) Test Management
2 65 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (39.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 57 (36.77%) Software Testing
5 54 (34.84%) PRINCE2
6 43 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (23.87%) Test Strategy
8 23 (14.84%) ITIL
9 22 (14.19%) Service Management
10 21 (13.55%) BDD
11 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (9.68%) Performance Testing
12 15 (9.68%) Waterfall
12 15 (9.68%) Scrum
13 13 (8.39%) TDD
14 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.45%) Validation
15 10 (6.45%) Test Automation
15 10 (6.45%) Test Planning
16 9 (5.81%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) Java
2 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.23%) SQL
3 4 (2.58%) Ruby
3 4 (2.58%) C#
4 3 (1.94%) Scala
5 2 (1.29%) Korn
5 2 (1.29%) C
6 1 (0.65%) Groovy
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (39.35%) ISEB
2 53 (34.19%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.81%) PMP
3 9 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.87%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.58%) Degree
6 3 (1.94%) CISSP
6 3 (1.94%) CISA
6 3 (1.94%) CISM
6 3 (1.94%) CEH
7 2 (1.29%) VCP4
7 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.52%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) HP
2 10 (6.45%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.23%) ATG
5 4 (2.58%) Murex
5 4 (2.58%) Calypso
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) hybris
7 1 (0.65%) BMC
7 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago