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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 147 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 59 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.55% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.61% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 16
Average salary £47,000 £43,200 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.79% -23.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3482 3657 2985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.27% 96.21% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2873 3090 2568
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,994
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 May 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
Northamptonshire +5 17 £50,000 +28.20%
Nottinghamshire -29 9 £45,000 -0.33%
Lincolnshire -6 1 £41,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 39 (78.00%) Test Strategy
2 33 (66.00%) Test Management
3 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 25 (50.00%) Finance
4 22 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (42.00%) Project Management
6 20 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
8 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (34.00%) Banking
8 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (34.00%) System Testing
8 17 (34.00%) Demand Management
8 17 (34.00%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (22.00%) ISEB
10 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.00%) SDLC
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) HP
13 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
14 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
14 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (10.00%) Time Management
15 4 (8.00%) V-Model
15 4 (8.00%) Degree
15 4 (8.00%) Open Source
15 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
16 3 (6.00%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) PMI
3 2 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Test Strategy
2 33 (66.00%) Test Management
3 22 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (42.00%) Project Management
5 20 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
7 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (34.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (34.00%) System Testing
7 17 (34.00%) Demand Management
7 17 (34.00%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (20.00%) SDLC
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.00%) Time Management
12 4 (8.00%) V-Model
12 4 (8.00%) Open Source
12 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) CSQA
4 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) OpenText
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