The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Manager
Rank 850 879 851
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 16 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £56,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
Software Test Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
South East - 11 £55,000 -
South West -8 2 £37,500 -16.66%
East of England +10 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £33,750 -
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Software Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) Software Testing
1 20 (60.61%) QA
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) ISEB
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (39.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
8 8 (24.24%) C#
8 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
9 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) Selenium
10 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
10 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) MSTest
10 5 (15.15%) Line Management
11 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
11 4 (12.12%) People Management
11 4 (12.12%) Coverity
11 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.12%) JavaScript

Software Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (39.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
3 5 (15.15%) MSTest
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) TestComplete
4 3 (9.09%) AccuRev
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) QADirector
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Behat
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Billing
1 1 (3.03%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) BBC
2 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Software Testing
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Line Management
6 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
6 4 (12.12%) People Management
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.12%) Test Management
6 4 (12.12%) Release Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nessus
1 4 (12.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Coverity
3 2 (6.06%) Telerik