The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 367 380 395
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 659 644 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 502 491 552
Average salary £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Test Manager
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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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in England

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in England

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 Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
London -51 258 £60,500 +0.83% 30
South East +4 130 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West +22 71 £46,000 - 8
South West +36 63 £45,000 -14.28% 17
East of England +15 55 £50,000 +4.16% 4
West Midlands -14 33 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East Midlands -5 22 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -29 20 £45,000 -16.66% 13
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 571 (41.47%) Finance
2 543 (39.43%) Test Management
3 473 (34.35%) Test Strategy
4 453 (32.90%) ISEB
5 411 (29.85%) ISTQB
6 405 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 353 (25.64%) QA
8 304 (22.08%) Software Testing
9 273 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 263 (19.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 218 (15.83%) HP
12 215 (15.61%) Banking
13 197 (14.31%) HP Quality Center
14 191 (13.87%) Retail
15 172 (12.49%) Performance Testing
16 168 (12.20%) SQL
17 154 (11.18%) Selenium
18 141 (10.24%) Test Automation
19 138 (10.02%) Degree
20 135 (9.80%) Line Management
21 133 (9.66%) Test Scripting
21 133 (9.66%) Scrum
22 131 (9.51%) QuickTest Pro
23 126 (9.15%) Project Management
24 121 (8.79%) Mentoring
25 119 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
26 117 (8.50%) Test Planning
27 115 (8.35%) Waterfall
28 111 (8.06%) PRINCE2
29 109 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 7 (0.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (0.29%) Lync
3 4 (0.29%) SAS
4 3 (0.22%) Apache
5 2 (0.15%) Confluence
5 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.073%) Drupal
6 1 (0.073%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.073%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.073%) IIS
6 1 (0.073%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.073%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.53%) MS Office
3 8 (0.58%) MS Project
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (0.65%) Summit
5 3 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.073%) BASE24
7 1 (0.073%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.073%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.073%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.073%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.87%) MVNO
2 9 (0.65%) Internet
3 7 (0.51%) Wireless
4 6 (0.44%) TETRA
4 6 (0.44%) 4G
5 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.15%) HTTP
6 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.15%) Network Security
6 2 (0.15%) LAN
6 2 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.073%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.073%) DHCP
7 1 (0.073%) FTP
7 1 (0.073%) DVB
7 1 (0.073%) SS7
7 1 (0.073%) SCCP
7 1 (0.073%) LTE
7 1 (0.073%) SSH
7 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.74%) SQLPlus
5 22 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 22 (1.60%) DataStage
5 22 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
6 21 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
6 21 (1.53%) DB2
7 12 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.80%) MySQL
9 4 (0.29%) Big Data
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.073%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 154 (11.18%) Selenium
2 131 (9.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 104 (7.55%) JIRA
4 86 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 51 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 45 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (2.90%) JMeter
8 37 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 28 (2.03%) WebDriver
10 26 (1.89%) Toad
11 22 (1.60%) SoapUI
11 22 (1.60%) Rational Performance Tester
12 19 (1.38%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.16%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.02%) TestDirector
15 13 (0.94%) Bugzilla
16 12 (0.87%) SilkPerformer
16 12 (0.87%) JUnit
17 8 (0.58%) NUnit
17 8 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 571 (41.47%) Finance
2 215 (15.61%) Banking
3 191 (13.87%) Retail
4 98 (7.12%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.83%) Aerospace
7 26 (1.89%) Billing
7 26 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 25 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.16%) Advertising
10 16 (1.16%) Games
11 12 (0.87%) Publishing
11 12 (0.87%) Automotive
12 11 (0.80%) Local Government
13 10 (0.73%) Marketing
14 9 (0.65%) Legal
15 8 (0.58%) Law
16 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.41%) Web Services
2 28 (2.03%) .NET
3 18 (1.31%) Middleware
4 14 (1.02%) HTML
5 13 (0.94%) SOAP
6 9 (0.65%) RESTful
7 8 (0.58%) XML
8 7 (0.51%) REST
9 3 (0.22%) Flash
9 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.22%) LAMP
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.15%) Django
10 2 (0.15%) XMPP
10 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.15%) CSS
10 2 (0.15%) HTML5
11 1 (0.073%) D-Bus
11 1 (0.073%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.073%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.20%) Statistics
3 28 (2.03%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.03%) Mainframe
4 27 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 25 (1.82%) Open Source
6 24 (1.74%) Derivative
7 19 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.23%) User Experience
9 15 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.65%) E-Learning
12 8 (0.58%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.51%) Equities
14 6 (0.44%) GIS
14 6 (0.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.44%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.36%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.36%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (4.65%) Linux
2 60 (4.36%) UNIX
3 45 (3.27%) Windows
4 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.36%) Android
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.073%) AIX
12 1 (0.073%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (39.43%) Test Management
2 473 (34.35%) Test Strategy
3 405 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 304 (22.08%) Software Testing
5 273 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 263 (19.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 172 (12.49%) Performance Testing
8 141 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 135 (9.80%) Line Management
10 133 (9.66%) Test Scripting
10 133 (9.66%) Scrum
11 126 (9.15%) Project Management
12 121 (8.79%) Mentoring
13 117 (8.50%) Test Planning
14 115 (8.35%) Waterfall
15 111 (8.06%) PRINCE2
16 103 (7.48%) Automated Testing
17 89 (6.46%) ITIL
18 86 (6.25%) System Testing
19 80 (5.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (12.20%) SQL
2 73 (5.30%) Java
3 32 (2.32%) C#
4 27 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 20 (1.45%) C
6 18 (1.31%) Python
7 15 (1.09%) Ruby
8 13 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 13 (0.94%) VBScript
9 12 (0.87%) PHP
10 11 (0.80%) R
11 10 (0.73%) C++
12 9 (0.65%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.29%) Korn
15 4 (0.29%) VBA
16 3 (0.22%) Scala
17 2 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 453 (32.90%) ISEB
2 411 (29.85%) ISTQB
3 138 (10.02%) Degree
4 109 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (5.74%) Security Cleared
6 66 (4.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 42 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 39 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.29%) PMP
11 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CISA
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) CEH
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
13 1 (0.073%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (25.64%) QA
2 19 (1.38%) SLA
3 11 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.73%) Basel III
4 10 (0.73%) EMIR
4 10 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.73%) MiFID
5 5 (0.36%) FATCA
5 5 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) Basel II
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) VMware ESX
2 8 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 197 (14.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.22%) cPanel
3 1 (0.073%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.073%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.073%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 218 (15.83%) HP
2 84 (6.10%) Oracle
3 56 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 41 (2.98%) SAP
5 37 (2.69%) IBM
6 33 (2.40%) VMware
7 25 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.74%) Cognos
9 22 (1.60%) Capita
10 16 (1.16%) Murex
11 13 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.58%) Calypso
13 7 (0.51%) Green Hat
14 6 (0.44%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.36%) ATG
15 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
16 4 (0.29%) hybris
16 4 (0.29%) Adobe
17 3 (0.22%) NetApp
17 3 (0.22%) Huawei
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