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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 214 197 236
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 47 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.02% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.07% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 69 26
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
7097 8054 7855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 95.40% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6712 6839
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 £25,683 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +23 21 £51,500 +3.00%
Hertfordshire +7 9 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Essex -36 9 £67,500 -
Bedfordshire +14 8 £86,000 +63.80%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 51 (41.46%) Test Strategy
2 41 (33.33%) ISEB
3 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 39 (31.71%) Test Management
4 38 (30.89%) HP
5 33 (26.83%) HP Quality Center
6 32 (26.02%) QA
7 28 (22.76%) Performance Testing
8 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
8 25 (20.33%) Finance
9 23 (18.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (17.89%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.26%) Project Management
11 20 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (16.26%) Integration Testing
11 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (15.45%) System Testing
12 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.63%) Degree
14 15 (12.20%) SQL
15 13 (10.57%) Java
15 13 (10.57%) LoadRunner
16 12 (9.76%) Oracle
17 11 (8.94%) Retail
17 11 (8.94%) Test Scripting
18 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
18 10 (8.13%) Functional Testing
18 10 (8.13%) SDLC
18 10 (8.13%) JIRA
19 9 (7.32%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) LoadRunner
2 10 (8.13%) JIRA
3 6 (4.88%) MSTest
3 6 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (4.88%) Selenium
4 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.07%) TestDirector
5 4 (3.25%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.44%) TestLink
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) TestNG
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) JBehave
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) HTML
2 5 (4.07%) SOAP
3 4 (3.25%) CSS
4 3 (2.44%) XML
4 3 (2.44%) .NET
5 2 (1.63%) REST
6 1 (0.81%) Flash
6 1 (0.81%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) EMV
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Physics
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) APACS
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Windows
1 7 (5.69%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) UNIX
2 2 (1.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.46%) Test Strategy
2 39 (31.71%) Test Management
3 28 (22.76%) Performance Testing
4 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
5 23 (18.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (17.89%) Regression Testing
7 20 (16.26%) Project Management
7 20 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (16.26%) Integration Testing
8 19 (15.45%) System Testing
8 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.94%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.13%) Functional Testing
10 10 (8.13%) SDLC
11 9 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (6.50%) Change Control
12 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) Java
3 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.25%) C
5 4 (3.25%) Python
6 3 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) ISEB
2 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 18 (14.63%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.02%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) WAI
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 33 (26.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (30.89%) HP
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) SAP
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) NCR
6 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.81%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) VeriFone
6 1 (0.81%) Gemalto
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
6 1 (0.81%) Ingenico
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 24 days ago