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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 71 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.73% 2.38% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.51% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 16
Average salary £54,027 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,666 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £56,100 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
770 597 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.90% 94.76% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 632 510 477
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 2 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP