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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 53 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.27% 2.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 0
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
596 566 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.44% 94.97% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 517 418 351
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) ISEB
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) System Testing
6 8 (32.00%) QA
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) VB
7 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
10 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
11 3 (12.00%) Change Management
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
11 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
12 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
12 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (36.00%) System Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
1 8 (32.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle