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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 145 148 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 22 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.69% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 25
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
3057 3411 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.44% 96.55% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2815 2510
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,920
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 9 £49,750 -23.46%
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Leicestershire +18 5 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £41,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (54.29%) Test Strategy
2 30 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (38.57%) Finance
4 24 (34.29%) Retail
5 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
6 16 (22.86%) Performance Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Test Management
7 15 (21.43%) ISEB
8 12 (17.14%) SQL
8 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.71%) QA
9 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
11 9 (12.86%) IBM
12 8 (11.43%) Banking
12 8 (11.43%) Test Planning
13 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (10.00%) Project Management
13 7 (10.00%) HP
14 6 (8.57%) SAP
14 6 (8.57%) Selenium
14 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
14 6 (8.57%) Degree
14 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
15 5 (7.14%) Time Management
15 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 5 (7.14%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.43%) Introscope
3 1 (1.43%) JMeter
3 1 (1.43%) TestLink
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Retail
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Law
6 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) JMS
1 1 (1.43%) SOAP
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
1 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.43%) RIA
3 1 (1.43%) Online Games
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Test Strategy
2 30 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.86%) Performance Testing
3 16 (22.86%) Test Management
4 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Test Planning
9 7 (10.00%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.14%) Time Management
11 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.71%) Validation
13 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
14 2 (2.86%) Manual Testing
14 2 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 15 (21.43%) ISEB
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) IBM
2 7 (10.00%) HP
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) CA
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