The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 126 145 95
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 48 28 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.87% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.91% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 62
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,950 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3513 3079 3177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.48% 95.30% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2949 2623 2750
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
Nottinghamshire +5 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Northamptonshire -18 8 £53,500 +21.59% 2
Derbyshire -13 3 £49,000 +40.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (58.72%) Test Strategy
2 62 (56.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (26.61%) Finance
4 27 (24.77%) Project Planning
5 26 (23.85%) Test Planning
6 23 (21.10%) Performance Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Validation
7 19 (17.43%) Project Management
8 17 (15.60%) QA
9 16 (14.68%) Retail
10 15 (13.76%) Mentoring
10 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (11.93%) Test Management
11 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (11.93%) ISEB
12 12 (11.01%) SLA
13 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
13 10 (9.17%) Software Testing
14 9 (8.26%) SAP
14 9 (8.26%) Performance Management
15 8 (7.34%) Time Management
15 8 (7.34%) People Management
15 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
15 8 (7.34%) ISTQB
15 8 (7.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (6.42%) CRM
16 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.75%) Selenium
2 2 (1.83%) Introscope
2 2 (1.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Retail
3 8 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) SOAP
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
1 2 (1.83%) JMS
1 2 (1.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.83%) RIA
3 1 (0.92%) Online Games
3 1 (0.92%) Social Media
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (58.72%) Test Strategy
2 62 (56.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (24.77%) Project Planning
4 26 (23.85%) Test Planning
5 23 (21.10%) Performance Testing
5 23 (21.10%) Validation
6 19 (17.43%) Project Management
7 15 (13.76%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.93%) Test Management
9 10 (9.17%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.26%) Performance Management
11 8 (7.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.34%) Time Management
11 8 (7.34%) People Management
11 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (6.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) ISEB
2 8 (7.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) QA
2 12 (11.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) SAP
2 7 (6.42%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) Citrix
4 2 (1.83%) Cognos
4 2 (1.83%) CA
5 1 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
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