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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 240 263 276
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 31 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 65
Average salary £68,500 £59,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.10% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,800 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 43 (71.67%) Finance
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (43.33%) Test Management
5 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 20 (33.33%) QA
7 19 (31.67%) Banking
8 17 (28.33%) Project Management
9 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
10 13 (21.67%) Scrum
10 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.00%) Change Management
12 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (18.33%) CRM
12 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
13 10 (16.67%) JIRA
13 10 (16.67%) MS Project
13 10 (16.67%) MS Office
13 10 (16.67%) ISEB
14 9 (15.00%) ITIL
14 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
14 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (13.33%) SDLC
15 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
15 8 (13.33%) OpenText
15 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
15 8 (13.33%) Siebel
15 8 (13.33%) EDRMS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Office
1 10 (16.67%) MS Project
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) JIRA
2 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.67%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.67%) JBehave
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) QADirector
6 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 43 (71.67%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Back Office
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Advertising
5 4 (6.67%) Private Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (43.33%) Test Management
4 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 17 (28.33%) Project Management
6 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
8 12 (20.00%) Change Management
9 11 (18.33%) CRM
9 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
10 9 (15.00%) ITIL
11 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 8 (13.33%) SDLC
11 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
13 6 (10.00%) Line Management
14 5 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.67%) ISEB
3 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) OpenText
1 8 (13.33%) Siebel
2 4 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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Salary: from £62,673
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago