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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 213 198 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 57 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 46
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
7636 6855 8776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.66% 96.28% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6271 5638 7581
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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
Essex -2 20 £72,500 +20.83%
Hertfordshire -3 18 £65,000 +21.49%
Cambridgeshire -13 10 £43,450 -13.10% 2
Bedfordshire -7 8 £39,500 -27.52%
Suffolk - 1 £47,500 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 69 (49.64%) QA
2 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.37%) ISEB
4 43 (30.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (30.22%) HP
5 42 (30.22%) Test Strategy
6 41 (29.50%) Finance
7 39 (28.06%) Test Management
8 37 (26.62%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (22.30%) Performance Testing
9 31 (22.30%) ISTQB
10 26 (18.71%) Degree
11 24 (17.27%) Software Testing
12 19 (13.67%) Project Management
13 17 (12.23%) SAP
14 15 (10.79%) Banking
14 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (9.35%) Automated Testing
15 13 (9.35%) SQL
15 13 (9.35%) ITIL
16 12 (8.63%) Integration Testing
16 12 (8.63%) System Testing
16 12 (8.63%) Test Automation
16 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
16 12 (8.63%) Test Planning
16 12 (8.63%) Line Management
17 11 (7.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (7.91%) Selenium
18 10 (7.19%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (2.88%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.44%) BASE24
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Wireless
2 5 (3.60%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.72%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) SSH
3 1 (0.72%) LTE
3 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) MySQL
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Selenium
2 10 (7.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.04%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.32%) TestDirector
4 6 (4.32%) JIRA
5 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.16%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.44%) MSTest
6 2 (1.44%) JMeter
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 41 (29.50%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) HTML
2 6 (4.32%) XML
3 4 (2.88%) SOAP
3 4 (2.88%) REST
4 3 (2.16%) CSS
4 3 (2.16%) Middleware
5 2 (1.44%) jQuery
5 2 (1.44%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) User Experience
2 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Windows
2 5 (3.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (30.22%) Test Strategy
4 39 (28.06%) Test Management
5 31 (22.30%) Performance Testing
6 24 (17.27%) Software Testing
7 19 (13.67%) Project Management
8 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (9.35%) ITIL
9 13 (9.35%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.63%) Integration Testing
10 12 (8.63%) System Testing
10 12 (8.63%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.63%) Test Planning
10 12 (8.63%) Line Management
11 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.19%) Test Scripting
12 9 (6.47%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) SQL
2 9 (6.47%) Java
3 4 (2.88%) VBA
4 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.44%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (32.37%) ISEB
2 31 (22.30%) ISTQB
3 26 (18.71%) Degree
4 11 (7.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (49.64%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 37 (26.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) HP
2 17 (12.23%) SAP
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle
5 3 (2.16%) Capita
6 2 (1.44%) FINEOS
6 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.44%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.44%) webMethods
6 2 (1.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago