The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 168 184 240
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 86 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 39 31
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,500
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7339 6778 8878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.32% 95.61% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5977 5824 7556
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the East of England region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Essex +22 37 £75,000 +44.23% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 22 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Hertfordshire -5 17 £45,000 -0.27% 2
Bedfordshire -23 10 £48,750 +2.63%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 78 (46.99%) QA
2 52 (31.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (30.72%) HP
4 50 (30.12%) Test Management
5 49 (29.52%) Performance Testing
5 49 (29.52%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (28.92%) Test Strategy
7 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (25.90%) ISEB
9 37 (22.29%) Finance
10 31 (18.67%) ISTQB
11 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
12 25 (15.06%) Project Management
12 25 (15.06%) SAP
13 22 (13.25%) SQL
14 19 (11.45%) Java
14 19 (11.45%) Windows
14 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
14 19 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
16 14 (8.43%) Degree
16 14 (8.43%) TDD
16 14 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (7.83%) Line Management
17 13 (7.83%) People Management
17 13 (7.83%) Integration Testing
17 13 (7.83%) Test Automation
17 13 (7.83%) Scrum
17 13 (7.83%) Regression Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (4.22%) Magento
2 6 (3.61%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.20%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.60%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) Internet
1 5 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (3.01%) Wireless
2 2 (1.20%) LAN
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) SSH
3 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.60%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) MySQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.63%) LoadRunner
2 11 (6.63%) Selenium
3 10 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (3.61%) TestDirector
5 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.41%) JMeter
6 4 (2.41%) Subversion
6 4 (2.41%) JIRA
6 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.81%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.20%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (1.20%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) MSTest
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Marketing
3 10 (6.02%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Retail
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) .NET
2 7 (4.22%) XML
2 7 (4.22%) Middleware
3 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.61%) HTML
4 3 (1.81%) REST
4 3 (1.81%) CSS
4 3 (1.81%) SOAP
5 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.42%) User Experience
2 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.20%) Open Source
5 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.20%) EPoS
5 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 8 (4.82%) UNIX
3 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.41%) Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 50 (30.12%) Test Management
3 49 (29.52%) Performance Testing
4 48 (28.92%) Test Strategy
5 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
7 25 (15.06%) Project Management
8 19 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.43%) TDD
11 13 (7.83%) Scrum
11 13 (7.83%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.83%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.83%) Line Management
11 13 (7.83%) People Management
11 13 (7.83%) Integration Testing
11 13 (7.83%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) Java
3 7 (4.22%) C#
3 7 (4.22%) PHP
4 6 (3.61%) C++
5 4 (2.41%) C
5 4 (2.41%) VBA
6 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (25.90%) ISEB
2 31 (18.67%) ISTQB
3 14 (8.43%) Degree
3 14 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (46.99%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (29.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (30.72%) HP
2 25 (15.06%) SAP
3 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.63%) Oracle
5 7 (4.22%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.81%) Capita
7 2 (1.20%) webMethods
7 2 (1.20%) Temenos
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.20%) Software AG
7 2 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.60%) Telerik
8 1 (0.60%) FINEOS
8 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
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