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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 56 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.00% 1.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
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
573 488 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 95.66% 95.87% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 491 382 426
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (48.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
4 9 (36.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) System Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 9 (36.00%) Line Management
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) VB
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) UNIX
2 8 (32.00%) 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
2 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (36.00%) Line Management
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
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 9 (36.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle