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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 126 155 113
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 39 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 1.05% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.08% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 43
Average salary £50,000 £57,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.41% +21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £42,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3330 3511 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.82% 97.04% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2908 2639
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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
Northamptonshire -9 19 £48,000 -26.15% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (50.57%) Test Strategy
2 43 (49.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (37.93%) Finance
4 30 (34.48%) Retail
5 24 (27.59%) Performance Testing
6 17 (19.54%) ISEB
7 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
9 13 (14.94%) QA
9 13 (14.94%) Test Management
9 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
10 12 (13.79%) SQL
10 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Project Management
12 9 (10.34%) SAP
12 9 (10.34%) IBM
12 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
12 9 (10.34%) Load Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Banking
13 8 (9.20%) Project Planning
14 7 (8.05%) Validation
14 7 (8.05%) Degree
15 6 (6.90%) Selenium
15 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
15 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
16 5 (5.75%) EPoS
17 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Selenium
2 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.30%) Introscope
3 2 (2.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) TestLink
4 1 (1.15%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 30 (34.48%) Retail
3 9 (10.34%) Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.60%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) SOAP
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
1 2 (2.30%) JMS
1 2 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) EPoS
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.30%) RIA
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Online Games
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Test Strategy
2 43 (49.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (27.59%) Performance Testing
4 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
6 13 (14.94%) Test Management
7 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 10 (11.49%) Project Management
9 9 (10.34%) Load Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
10 8 (9.20%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.05%) Validation
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
14 3 (3.45%) Supplier Management
15 2 (2.30%) TDD
15 2 (2.30%) Benchmarking
15 2 (2.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) ISEB
2 13 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.30%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) SAP
1 9 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) CA
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Cognos
4 1 (1.15%) Citrix
4 1 (1.15%) Cognizant