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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 151 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 1.62% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.67% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,150 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.33% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,767 £39,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
3545 3584 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.17% 96.68% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2943 2999 2575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
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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 +2 14 £45,000 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire -33 8 £45,000 -0.33% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £34,836 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (67.86%) Test Strategy
2 35 (62.50%) Test Management
3 30 (53.57%) ISTQB
4 25 (44.64%) Finance
5 22 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (35.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 19 (33.93%) Project Management
8 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.36%) Banking
9 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (30.36%) Demand Management
9 17 (30.36%) System Testing
9 17 (30.36%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (28.57%) SDLC
11 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (21.43%) ISEB
12 9 (16.07%) Scrum
12 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.50%) HP
15 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 5 (8.93%) Coaching
16 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
16 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
16 5 (8.93%) .NET
16 5 (8.93%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
2 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) PMI
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Test Strategy
2 35 (62.50%) Test Management
3 22 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (35.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (33.93%) Project Management
6 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (30.36%) System Integration Testing
7 17 (30.36%) Demand Management
7 17 (30.36%) System Testing
8 16 (28.57%) SDLC
9 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.93%) Coaching
12 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) ISTQB
2 12 (21.43%) ISEB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) CSQA
5 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) OpenText