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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 360 367 341
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 748 660 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 546 506 616
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,275 £40,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
London -19 274 £62,500 -3.84% 28
South East +5 130 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North West +17 79 £49,000 +16.66% 8
East of England +10 76 £52,000 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire -6 57 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West +22 47 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -6 46 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -11 43 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +12 2 £55,000 -13.72% 1
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 549 (35.91%) Finance
2 519 (33.94%) Test Strategy
3 504 (32.96%) Test Management
4 486 (31.79%) QA
5 398 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 360 (23.54%) ISEB
7 355 (23.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 342 (22.37%) Software Testing
9 294 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 218 (14.26%) Performance Testing
11 212 (13.87%) Banking
12 204 (13.34%) HP Quality Center
13 190 (12.43%) Security Cleared
14 187 (12.23%) HP
15 184 (12.03%) SQL
16 173 (11.31%) Selenium
17 170 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
18 164 (10.73%) Project Management
19 162 (10.60%) QuickTest Pro
20 150 (9.81%) Test Automation
21 147 (9.61%) Scrum
22 144 (9.42%) Retail
23 125 (8.18%) Automated Testing
24 122 (7.98%) SC Cleared
25 115 (7.52%) Java
26 114 (7.46%) Degree
27 109 (7.13%) Waterfall
28 107 (7.00%) Oracle
29 106 (6.93%) Risk Management
30 105 (6.87%) TDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 43 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (0.52%) Confluence
3 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (0.52%) IIS
4 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.33%) CICS
5 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.26%) CMS
6 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.20%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.13%) Lync
8 2 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.065%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.065%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.70%) MS Office
3 14 (0.92%) MS Project
4 10 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (0.59%) Magento
3 8 (0.52%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.065%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.065%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.78%) SaaS
2 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.065%) PaaS
5 1 (0.065%) Heroku
5 1 (0.065%) GitHub
5 1 (0.065%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.18%) Internet
2 11 (0.72%) 3G
2 11 (0.72%) LTE
3 9 (0.59%) GGSN
3 9 (0.59%) SGSN
3 9 (0.59%) Broadband
4 8 (0.52%) 4G
5 7 (0.46%) MVNO
6 6 (0.39%) TETRA
6 6 (0.39%) SMS
7 5 (0.33%) LAN
8 4 (0.26%) NFC
9 3 (0.20%) SAN
9 3 (0.20%) WAN
10 2 (0.13%) UMTS
10 2 (0.13%) GSM
10 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.13%) Network Security
10 2 (0.13%) 2G
10 2 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.49%) DB2
3 31 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
6 20 (1.31%) SQLPlus
6 20 (1.31%) DataStage
7 14 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.46%) Big Data
11 5 (0.33%) MySQL
12 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 173 (11.31%) Selenium
2 162 (10.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 91 (5.95%) LoadRunner
4 75 (4.91%) JIRA
5 49 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.03%) WebDriver
9 26 (1.70%) JMeter
10 25 (1.64%) Toad
11 23 (1.50%) Jenkins
12 21 (1.37%) TestDirector
13 19 (1.24%) Subversion
14 18 (1.18%) JUnit
15 15 (0.98%) Bugzilla
15 15 (0.98%) NeoLoad
15 15 (0.98%) SoapUI
16 13 (0.85%) SilkPerformer
17 12 (0.78%) Git (software)
18 10 (0.65%) JBehave
General
1 549 (35.91%) Finance
2 212 (13.87%) Banking
3 144 (9.42%) Retail
4 85 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.68%) Advertising
7 35 (2.29%) Back Office
8 21 (1.37%) Games
8 21 (1.37%) Marketing
9 17 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 15 (0.98%) Publishing
11 14 (0.92%) Front Office
11 14 (0.92%) Local Government
12 13 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.59%) Billing
14 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.39%) Law
15 6 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.10%) .NET
2 38 (2.49%) Web Services
3 36 (2.35%) HTML
4 30 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.70%) Middleware
6 23 (1.50%) CSS
7 19 (1.24%) jQuery
8 18 (1.18%) WCF
9 17 (1.11%) LINQ
9 17 (1.11%) RESTful
9 17 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (1.11%) CSS3
9 17 (1.11%) XML
9 17 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.72%) SOAP
11 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.33%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.33%) REST
13 4 (0.26%) HTML5
13 4 (0.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 54 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 32 (2.09%) Mobile App
3 28 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (1.83%) Mainframe
3 28 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.57%) Open Source
5 20 (1.31%) Statistics
6 13 (0.85%) Derivative
7 11 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 10 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 10 (0.65%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.52%) Equities
10 7 (0.46%) Online Games
10 7 (0.46%) iPad
11 6 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.39%) iPhone
12 5 (0.33%) EMV
12 5 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (5.56%) UNIX
2 82 (5.36%) Windows
3 43 (2.81%) Linux
4 17 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.52%) Android
10 6 (0.39%) Solaris
11 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.065%) AIX
13 1 (0.065%) VMS
13 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (33.94%) Test Strategy
2 504 (32.96%) Test Management
3 398 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 355 (23.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 342 (22.37%) Software Testing
6 218 (14.26%) Performance Testing
7 170 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (10.73%) Project Management
9 150 (9.81%) Test Automation
10 147 (9.61%) Scrum
11 125 (8.18%) Automated Testing
12 109 (7.13%) Waterfall
13 106 (6.93%) Risk Management
14 105 (6.87%) TDD
15 100 (6.54%) ITIL
16 98 (6.41%) Automation Testing
17 97 (6.34%) Test Scripting
18 95 (6.21%) PRINCE2
19 90 (5.89%) Integration Testing
20 75 (4.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 184 (12.03%) SQL
2 115 (7.52%) Java
3 53 (3.47%) C#
4 26 (1.70%) Python
5 23 (1.50%) VB
6 22 (1.44%) VBA
7 21 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 19 (1.24%) C++
9 17 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.05%) PHP
11 15 (0.98%) VBScript
12 12 (0.78%) C
13 11 (0.72%) Perl
14 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.26%) R
16 3 (0.20%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.13%) VC++
17 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 360 (23.54%) ISEB
2 294 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 190 (12.43%) Security Cleared
4 122 (7.98%) SC Cleared
5 114 (7.46%) Degree
6 62 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 24 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 19 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.59%) CCNP
11 9 (0.59%) CCNA
12 3 (0.20%) CISSP
13 2 (0.13%) HND
14 1 (0.065%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.065%) CEH
14 1 (0.065%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 486 (31.79%) QA
2 22 (1.44%) SLA
3 9 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.20%) COBIT
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.065%) Basel III
6 1 (0.065%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.065%) TickIT
6 1 (0.065%) FATCA
6 1 (0.065%) AIFMD
System Software
1 9 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (0.59%) VMware ESX
2 7 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.065%) vCloud
5 1 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 204 (13.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 187 (12.23%) HP
2 107 (7.00%) Oracle
3 69 (4.51%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.40%) SAP
5 29 (1.90%) Cognos
6 23 (1.50%) Business Objects
7 21 (1.37%) Capita
8 17 (1.11%) VMware
9 15 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.98%) IBM
10 12 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
11 10 (0.65%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.59%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.52%) Software AG
13 8 (0.52%) Fujitsu
14 7 (0.46%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.46%) Citrix
14 7 (0.46%) Temenos
14 7 (0.46%) Cisco
15 4 (0.26%) NetApp
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + extensive Bens
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