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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 170 144 156
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 1.03% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.07% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 24
Average salary £53,992 £47,000 £43,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.87% +8.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,674 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3105 3562 3730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.12% 97.00% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2927 3070
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016. 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 -10 6 £52,500 +8.24%
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £53,992 +29.55%
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (15.00%) Office 365
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Yammer
6 3 (15.00%) Case Management
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.00%) Infor
6 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
1 3 (15.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Case Management
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Data Management
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) GAMP
2 2 (10.00%) GMP
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Infor
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) JDA
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie