The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Manager
Rank 872 855 843
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 12 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 7
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103084 96381 103873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.35% 94.40% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85206 81007 89853
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Software Test Manager
UK

Software Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Manager across the England region.

Software Test Manager Salary Trend in England

Software Test Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in England

Software Test Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 9 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
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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
East of England +2 5 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
South East - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands +1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
London -44 1 £55,000 -15.38%
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Software Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title.

1 16 (69.57%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 8 (34.78%) ISEB
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Games
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) SaaS
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (8.70%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) TickIT
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall

Software Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Velocity
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.70%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP