The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
725 596 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.41% 97.39% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 641 501 485
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Manager
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £57,500 - 1
Poole - 1 - -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco