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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 239 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 26 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.98% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 46
Average salary £54,200 £54,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.37% +5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
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 £25,500 £25,000
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 31 July 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 July 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 +8 12 £52,000 +15.55%
Essex -32 7 £63,750 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire -14 3 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Suffolk -10 2 £54,200 +54.85%
Bedfordshire -14 2 - - 1
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (42.55%) Test Management
2 36 (38.30%) Test Strategy
3 31 (32.98%) HP
4 27 (28.72%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (27.66%) Regression Testing
6 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
7 24 (25.53%) ISEB
8 23 (24.47%) Finance
8 23 (24.47%) Integration Testing
9 22 (23.40%) QA
9 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (19.15%) System Testing
13 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
13 14 (14.89%) Project Management
13 14 (14.89%) SDLC
14 13 (13.83%) SQL
15 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
15 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
15 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (11.70%) Java
16 11 (11.70%) SAP
17 10 (10.64%) Oracle
17 10 (10.64%) LoadRunner
18 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
18 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
18 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
18 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
19 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) LoadRunner
2 7 (7.45%) JIRA
3 6 (6.38%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.32%) Selenium
5 4 (4.26%) TestDirector
5 4 (4.26%) Bugzilla
5 4 (4.26%) TestLink
6 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.06%) QADirector
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) CSS
2 3 (3.19%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) APACS
4 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) Physics
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
1 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Test Management
2 36 (38.30%) Test Strategy
3 26 (27.66%) Regression Testing
4 23 (24.47%) Integration Testing
5 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.15%) System Testing
9 14 (14.89%) SDLC
9 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Project Management
10 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
10 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (8.51%) ITIL
13 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) Java
3 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
3 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
2 24 (25.53%) ISEB
3 7 (7.45%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.19%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) WAI
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) HP
2 11 (11.70%) SAP
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) NCR
5 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.06%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.06%) Gemalto
5 1 (1.06%) Ingenico
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