The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 71 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.32% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £42,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Test Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 580 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.46% 96.67% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 549 452 424
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,593 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Coventry region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) People Management
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.14%) Selenium
8 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) ATDD
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Management Information System

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) ATDD
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) HP