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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 237 214 225
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.73% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.76% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 23
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £69,000
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 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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
Hertfordshire -14 9 £75,000 +108.33%
Bedfordshire - 8 £70,000 - 2
Essex -23 4 £52,500 -27.58%
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Test Management
2 25 (51.02%) Test Strategy
3 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
3 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
4 16 (32.65%) ISEB
5 14 (28.57%) QA
6 13 (26.53%) Scrum
7 12 (24.49%) SDLC
8 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Agile Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.37%) Selenium
11 8 (16.33%) HP
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) V-Model
11 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.29%) JIRA
12 7 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 6 (12.24%) SQL
13 6 (12.24%) SAP
13 6 (12.24%) LoadRunner
13 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
13 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.24%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Project
1 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.16%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.12%) JMeter
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.08%) TestLink
7 2 (4.08%) Testopia
8 1 (2.04%) WATIR
8 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Test Management
2 25 (51.02%) Test Strategy
3 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
9 8 (16.33%) TDD
9 8 (16.33%) V-Model
10 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Defect Management
11 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.65%) ISEB
3 7 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) HP
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Rally
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago