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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 166 182 235
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 88 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 32
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,350
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
7391 6710 8820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5722 7505
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 2 October 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 October 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 +13 36 £75,000 +44.23% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 20 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Hertfordshire -4 20 £52,500 -1.86% 1
Bedfordshire -20 12 £47,500 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 75 (46.30%) QA
2 51 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.63%) Test Strategy
4 47 (29.01%) Test Management
5 46 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (28.40%) HP
5 46 (28.40%) ISEB
6 43 (26.54%) Performance Testing
6 43 (26.54%) HP Quality Center
7 40 (24.69%) Finance
8 33 (20.37%) ISTQB
9 31 (19.14%) Software Testing
10 24 (14.81%) SAP
11 23 (14.20%) Project Management
12 21 (12.96%) SQL
13 19 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 18 (11.11%) Degree
15 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
16 16 (9.88%) Java
16 16 (9.88%) Windows
17 15 (9.26%) Automated Testing
17 15 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 14 (8.64%) Line Management
18 14 (8.64%) People Management
18 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (8.64%) Integration Testing
18 14 (8.64%) Selenium
18 14 (8.64%) TDD
19 13 (8.02%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.47%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (3.70%) Magento
2 4 (2.47%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.62%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Internet
1 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (3.09%) Wireless
2 2 (1.23%) LAN
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.62%) SSH
3 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.62%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.64%) Selenium
2 12 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 7 (4.32%) TestDirector
6 6 (3.70%) JIRA
7 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.47%) Subversion
8 4 (2.47%) JMeter
9 3 (1.85%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.23%) Facilita Forecast
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (1.23%) Hudson
11 1 (0.62%) MSTest
11 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 40 (24.69%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Marketing
3 11 (6.79%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) .NET
2 8 (4.94%) XML
2 8 (4.94%) HTML
3 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.70%) Middleware
3 6 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.47%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) SOAP
4 4 (2.47%) REST
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) jQuery
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) User Experience
2 7 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 9 (5.56%) UNIX
3 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.47%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.63%) Test Strategy
3 47 (29.01%) Test Management
4 46 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (26.54%) Performance Testing
6 31 (19.14%) Software Testing
7 23 (14.20%) Project Management
8 19 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 15 (9.26%) Automated Testing
11 14 (8.64%) TDD
11 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (8.64%) Line Management
11 14 (8.64%) Integration Testing
11 14 (8.64%) People Management
12 13 (8.02%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 13 (8.02%) ITIL
12 13 (8.02%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) Java
3 6 (3.70%) PHP
4 4 (2.47%) VBA
4 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.47%) C#
5 3 (1.85%) C++
6 2 (1.23%) Perl
6 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (28.40%) ISEB
2 33 (20.37%) ISTQB
3 18 (11.11%) Degree
4 15 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (46.30%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (26.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) HP
2 24 (14.81%) SAP
3 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.79%) Oracle
5 6 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.85%) Capita
7 2 (1.23%) FINEOS
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.23%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.23%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) webMethods
7 2 (1.23%) Telerik
8 1 (0.62%) Software AG
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Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Competitive including car allowance
Posted: 13 days ago