The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 190 205 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 74 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.72% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 18
Average salary £53,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.41% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,130
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7639 7232 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.77% 94.55% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 6190 6968
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +23 36 £75,000 +39.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Bedfordshire -11 13 £49,250 +9.44%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £57,500 +17.94% 2
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 62 (40.26%) QA
2 53 (34.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (33.77%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (33.12%) Performance Testing
5 50 (32.47%) HP
6 45 (29.22%) Test Management
7 37 (24.03%) Test Strategy
8 27 (17.53%) ISEB
9 26 (16.88%) SAP
9 26 (16.88%) Finance
10 21 (13.64%) ISTQB
10 21 (13.64%) SQL
10 21 (13.64%) Project Management
11 20 (12.99%) Software Testing
12 19 (12.34%) Windows
12 19 (12.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.04%) Java
14 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (11.04%) Waterfall
15 15 (9.74%) Marketing
15 15 (9.74%) .NET
16 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 14 (9.09%) TDD
16 14 (9.09%) Scrum
17 13 (8.44%) Regression Testing
18 12 (7.79%) LoadRunner
18 12 (7.79%) Visual Studio
18 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (5.84%) Magento
2 9 (5.84%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (3.90%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.65%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) SAN
1 2 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) LoadRunner
1 12 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.55%) Selenium
4 4 (2.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.30%) JMeter
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA
5 2 (1.30%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.30%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (1.30%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Marketing
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) .NET
2 9 (5.84%) Middleware
3 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.25%) CSS
4 5 (3.25%) HTML
5 4 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (1.30%) Web Services
6 2 (1.30%) jQuery
7 1 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.30%) EPoS
4 2 (1.30%) Wiki
4 2 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Windows
2 9 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.60%) UNIX
4 2 (1.30%) Linux
4 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 51 (33.12%) Performance Testing
3 45 (29.22%) Test Management
4 37 (24.03%) Test Strategy
5 21 (13.64%) Project Management
6 20 (12.99%) Software Testing
7 19 (12.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.04%) Waterfall
9 14 (9.09%) TDD
9 14 (9.09%) Scrum
10 13 (8.44%) Regression Testing
11 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.14%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.49%) BDD
14 9 (5.84%) Integration Testing
14 9 (5.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) SQL
2 17 (11.04%) Java
3 9 (5.84%) PHP
4 7 (4.55%) C#
5 6 (3.90%) C++
6 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.95%) C
8 2 (1.30%) Perl
8 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (17.53%) ISEB
2 21 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.14%) Degree
4 7 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (40.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (33.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) HP
2 26 (16.88%) SAP
3 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.84%) Oracle
4 9 (5.84%) JD Edwards
5 6 (3.90%) Temenos
6 4 (2.60%) Software AG
7 2 (1.30%) Citrix
7 2 (1.30%) webMethods
7 2 (1.30%) IBM
7 2 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.65%) Telerik
8 1 (0.65%) FINEOS
8 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
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