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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 152 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.13% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 15
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £44,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £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
3685 3526 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.49% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2920 2548
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £34,836 -
Derbyshire -15 3 £50,000 +2.04%
Nottinghamshire -30 1 - - 1
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (60.78%) Test Strategy
2 27 (52.94%) Test Management
3 26 (50.98%) Finance
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (39.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 17 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (29.41%) System Testing
7 15 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (23.53%) Project Management
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.53%) Banking
9 12 (23.53%) SDLC
10 11 (21.57%) Demand Management
10 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
11 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
12 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
12 9 (17.65%) Scrum
12 9 (17.65%) ISEB
13 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.73%) QA
15 6 (11.76%) JIRA
15 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
15 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 5 (9.80%) Coaching
16 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
16 5 (9.80%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Behat
4 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Test Strategy
2 27 (52.94%) Test Management
3 20 (39.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (29.41%) System Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (23.53%) Project Management
8 12 (23.53%) SDLC
9 11 (21.57%) Demand Management
9 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
10 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
11 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
12 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
13 5 (9.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
3 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) OpenText
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik