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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 251 283 263
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 57 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 59
Average salary £59,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 3 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 3 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 55 (44.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 51 (41.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (39.52%) Test Management
4 48 (38.71%) Finance
5 45 (36.29%) QA
6 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (31.45%) Banking
8 37 (29.84%) PRINCE2
9 36 (29.03%) Software Testing
10 33 (26.61%) Test Strategy
11 32 (25.81%) ISEB
12 29 (23.39%) ISTQB
13 22 (17.74%) BDD
13 22 (17.74%) ITIL
13 22 (17.74%) Retail
13 22 (17.74%) Service Management
14 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
15 19 (15.32%) Selenium
16 17 (13.71%) Java
17 16 (12.90%) Line Management
18 14 (11.29%) Validation
19 12 (9.68%) Cucumber
19 12 (9.68%) Scrum
20 11 (8.87%) HP UFT
20 11 (8.87%) Performance Testing
20 11 (8.87%) Security Testing
21 10 (8.06%) Open Source
21 10 (8.06%) SDLC
21 10 (8.06%) Web Services
22 9 (7.26%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) IPv4
3 1 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) MySQL
1 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Selenium
2 12 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.87%) HP UFT
4 9 (7.26%) SpecFlow
5 8 (6.45%) LoadRunner
5 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.84%) JIRA
6 6 (4.84%) JMeter
7 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.61%) Hudson
8 2 (1.61%) NUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) TestLink
General
1 48 (38.71%) Finance
2 39 (31.45%) Banking
3 22 (17.74%) Retail
4 7 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Law
5 4 (3.23%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) Web Services
2 7 (5.65%) SOAP
3 6 (4.84%) REST
4 5 (4.03%) JSP
4 5 (4.03%) HTML
4 5 (4.03%) JMS
4 5 (4.03%) JMX
5 4 (3.23%) .NET
6 3 (2.42%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.03%) Derivative
1 5 (4.03%) Online Banking
2 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.61%) CESG
3 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.81%) Equities
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) New Media
4 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) UNIX
2 3 (2.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 51 (41.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (39.52%) Test Management
4 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (29.84%) PRINCE2
6 36 (29.03%) Software Testing
7 33 (26.61%) Test Strategy
8 22 (17.74%) BDD
8 22 (17.74%) ITIL
8 22 (17.74%) Service Management
9 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 16 (12.90%) Line Management
11 14 (11.29%) Validation
12 12 (9.68%) Scrum
13 11 (8.87%) Security Testing
13 11 (8.87%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.06%) Open Source
14 10 (8.06%) SDLC
15 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.71%) Java
2 7 (5.65%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) Ruby
4 5 (4.03%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.42%) C
6 2 (1.61%) Python
6 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (0.81%) C-shell
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (25.81%) ISEB
2 29 (23.39%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.26%) PMP
3 9 (7.26%) PMI Certification
4 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) Degree
6 4 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.61%) CEH
7 2 (1.61%) CISSP
7 2 (1.61%) CISA
7 2 (1.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (36.29%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) XenApp
1 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.84%) Nagios
2 6 (4.84%) Puppet
3 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.03%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle
2 8 (6.45%) HP
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) WorldPay
4 5 (4.03%) IBM
5 3 (2.42%) Murex
5 3 (2.42%) Calypso
6 1 (0.81%) Juniper
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) ATG
6 1 (0.81%) Sophis
6 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.81%) Cognos
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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