The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 261 220 218
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 64 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.087% 0.83% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 55 63
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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 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
6630 7520 8486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.59% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5474 6159 7050
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -7 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -28 2 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 £52,500 +14.13%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) QA
3 15 (45.45%) Test Management
4 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
4 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
5 12 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 8 (24.24%) ISEB
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Testing
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) SAP
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
10 4 (12.12%) Release Management
10 4 (12.12%) Retail
10 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 4 (12.12%) Rally

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
1 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
2 4 (12.12%) Testopia
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Qt
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Test Management
4 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
5 12 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Release Management
10 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Rally
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu