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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 225 182 185
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 30 82 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 1.07% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.11% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 50
Average salary £59,500 £53,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £51,500 +14.44%
Hertfordshire -5 9 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Essex -42 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Bedfordshire +7 2 - - 1
Suffolk 0 2 £54,200 +54.85%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (48.05%) Test Management
2 30 (38.96%) HP
3 26 (33.77%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
5 20 (25.97%) ISEB
5 20 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
6 19 (24.68%) Finance
6 19 (24.68%) Integration Testing
7 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
8 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (16.88%) System Testing
10 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
10 12 (15.58%) QA
10 12 (15.58%) SQL
11 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.99%) SDLC
12 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
13 9 (11.69%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
13 9 (11.69%) Oracle
13 9 (11.69%) Java
13 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
13 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
13 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
13 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
14 8 (10.39%) Project Management
14 8 (10.39%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BASE24
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
2 8 (10.39%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) Bugzilla
3 5 (6.49%) TestDirector
3 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
3 5 (6.49%) TestLink
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.30%) QADirector
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Test Management
2 23 (29.87%) Test Strategy
3 20 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (24.68%) Integration Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Regression Testing
6 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.88%) System Testing
8 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.99%) SDLC
10 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.69%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 8 (10.39%) ITIL
12 8 (10.39%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (9.09%) Software Testing
13 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) ISEB
1 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 26 (33.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) HP
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum plus bonus (£19,500/£22,500) and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago