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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 178 177 241
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 85 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.89% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 65 50 24
Average salary £51,500 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,380 £36,750 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £64,550
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
7413 6858 8664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.22% 95.07% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6081 5903 7367
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +19 40 £75,000 +39.53% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 23 £45,000 -35.71% 5
Hertfordshire -1 12 £47,500 +5.26% 2
Bedfordshire -28 8 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 76 (44.44%) QA
2 54 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (30.99%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (29.82%) Test Management
5 50 (29.24%) Performance Testing
5 50 (29.24%) HP
6 47 (27.49%) Test Strategy
7 36 (21.05%) ISEB
8 33 (19.30%) Finance
9 29 (16.96%) Software Testing
10 27 (15.79%) ISTQB
10 27 (15.79%) SAP
11 25 (14.62%) Project Management
12 20 (11.70%) SQL
12 20 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.53%) Java
14 18 (10.53%) Windows
15 16 (9.36%) Waterfall
16 15 (8.77%) .NET
16 15 (8.77%) Regression Testing
16 15 (8.77%) Marketing
16 15 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (8.19%) TDD
17 14 (8.19%) Automated Testing
17 14 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (7.60%) Line Management
18 13 (7.60%) QuickTest Pro
18 13 (7.60%) Scrum
19 12 (7.02%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (5.26%) Magento
3 6 (3.51%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.58%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Internet
1 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (1.75%) Wireless
2 2 (1.17%) LAN
2 2 (1.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) SSH
3 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.58%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (7.02%) LoadRunner
2 12 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.26%) Selenium
4 4 (2.34%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.34%) Subversion
4 4 (2.34%) JIRA
4 4 (2.34%) JMeter
5 3 (1.75%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.17%) Hudson
6 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.17%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (1.17%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.17%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (1.17%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 33 (19.30%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Marketing
3 9 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (3.51%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.17%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) Middleware
3 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.92%) CSS
4 5 (2.92%) HTML
5 4 (2.34%) XML
6 2 (1.17%) Web Services
6 2 (1.17%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.17%) Open Source
4 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.92%) UNIX
4 3 (1.75%) Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 51 (29.82%) Test Management
3 50 (29.24%) Performance Testing
4 47 (27.49%) Test Strategy
5 29 (16.96%) Software Testing
6 25 (14.62%) Project Management
7 20 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.36%) Waterfall
9 15 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (8.77%) Regression Testing
10 14 (8.19%) TDD
10 14 (8.19%) Automated Testing
10 14 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.60%) Line Management
11 13 (7.60%) Scrum
12 12 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.43%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.85%) ITIL
14 10 (5.85%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.70%) SQL
2 18 (10.53%) Java
3 9 (5.26%) PHP
4 7 (4.09%) C#
5 5 (2.92%) C++
5 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.17%) VBA
7 2 (1.17%) Perl
7 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (21.05%) ISEB
2 27 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.26%) Degree
5 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (30.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (29.24%) HP
2 27 (15.79%) SAP
3 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.85%) Oracle
5 9 (5.26%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.51%) Temenos
7 4 (2.34%) Software AG
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.17%) IBM
8 2 (1.17%) webMethods
8 2 (1.17%) Capita
8 2 (1.17%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.58%) FINEOS
9 1 (0.58%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.58%) Telerik
9 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 per annum + Incredible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, bonus, medical, flex bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Salary Grade G: £40,900 - £46,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: bonus & corporate benefits
Posted: 21 days ago