The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 117 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 52 34 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.39% 1.06% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.11% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 49
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3622 3055 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.56% 95.62% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3034 2608 2843
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +19 29 £47,575 -20.70% 3
Northamptonshire -22 4 £39,000 -11.36% 1
Derbyshire -16 2 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 59 (62.77%) Test Strategy
2 50 (53.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (29.79%) Project Planning
4 26 (27.66%) Validation
5 20 (21.28%) Finance
6 18 (19.15%) QA
7 16 (17.02%) Project Management
8 15 (15.96%) Performance Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Test Management
10 11 (11.70%) ISEB
10 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.64%) SLA
12 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.51%) Time Management
13 8 (8.51%) Performance Management
13 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (7.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (7.45%) CRM
15 6 (6.38%) Retail
16 5 (5.32%) Release Management
16 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
17 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
17 4 (4.26%) SAP
18 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
18 3 (3.19%) Test Automation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.06%) Introscope
1 1 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) SOAP
1 1 (1.06%) Web Services
1 1 (1.06%) JMS
1 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.13%) IVR
2 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.06%) RIA
2 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Test Strategy
2 50 (53.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (29.79%) Project Planning
4 26 (27.66%) Validation
5 16 (17.02%) Project Management
6 15 (15.96%) Performance Testing
7 13 (13.83%) Test Management
8 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.51%) Time Management
10 8 (8.51%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.45%) CRM
12 5 (5.32%) Release Management
13 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
14 3 (3.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) ISEB
2 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) QA
2 10 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix
4 1 (1.06%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.06%) CA
4 1 (1.06%) Cognos
4 1 (1.06%) Google
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago