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 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
Test Manager
Rank 377 379 383
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 701 745 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 547 545 482
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £75,000
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
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%

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 3 September 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 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
(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 -8 233 £65,000 +4.00% 36
South East +12 147 £55,000 -4.34% 14
Yorkshire +46 87 £50,000 - 10
North West -9 67 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South West -6 54 £52,500 +16.66% 5
West Midlands +9 45 £47,500 -13.63% 6
East of England -42 31 £60,000 +12.67% 2
East Midlands -5 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East - 6 £37,438 -
Midlands -7 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Test Manager
UK

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 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.

1 520 (37.49%) Finance
2 492 (35.47%) Test Management
3 482 (34.75%) Test Strategy
4 437 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 423 (30.50%) QA
6 299 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 299 (21.56%) ISEB
7 284 (20.48%) ISTQB
8 277 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 242 (17.45%) Software Testing
10 190 (13.70%) Banking
11 179 (12.91%) Selenium
12 177 (12.76%) Test Automation
12 177 (12.76%) Java
13 168 (12.11%) SDLC
14 155 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
15 147 (10.60%) Degree
16 146 (10.53%) Test Scripting
17 145 (10.45%) Performance Testing
18 142 (10.24%) Line Management
18 142 (10.24%) Project Management
19 138 (9.95%) HP
20 137 (9.88%) Microsoft
21 131 (9.44%) SQL
22 130 (9.37%) JIRA
23 115 (8.29%) Oracle
24 108 (7.79%) Security Cleared
25 106 (7.64%) Regression Testing
26 105 (7.57%) PRINCE2
27 103 (7.43%) Automated Testing

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 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 20 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 12 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (0.65%) ArcGIS
6 9 (0.65%) Apache
7 7 (0.50%) Confluence
8 4 (0.29%) JBoss
9 3 (0.22%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.22%) nginx
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.14%) IIS
11 1 (0.072%) SAS
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.072%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (3.89%) MS Office
2 51 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.59%) MS Project
4 17 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Summit
2 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.43%) Maximo
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.36%) BASE24
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
6 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.50%) SaaS
2 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.22%) IaaS
4 2 (0.14%) Sage Pay
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.072%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.15%) Internet
2 13 (0.94%) Firewall
3 10 (0.72%) HTTP
4 8 (0.58%) DMZ
4 8 (0.58%) LDAP
4 8 (0.58%) Network Security
5 6 (0.43%) SAN
6 5 (0.36%) VPN
6 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.36%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) ATM
6 5 (0.36%) Wireless
6 5 (0.36%) MPLS
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless Security
7 2 (0.14%) RTP
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.072%) IPv4
8 1 (0.072%) IPv6
8 1 (0.072%) LAN
8 1 (0.072%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 15 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.43%) MySQL
6 6 (0.43%) Big Data
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.22%) MS Access
7 3 (0.22%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.072%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.072%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.072%) Redis
Development Applications
1 179 (12.91%) Selenium
2 130 (9.37%) JIRA
3 86 (6.20%) HP UFT
4 66 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 49 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 36 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.95%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.95%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.51%) TestDirector
10 16 (1.15%) Bugzilla
11 15 (1.08%) JMeter
12 14 (1.01%) Subversion
13 13 (0.94%) SoapUI
14 12 (0.87%) JUnit
15 11 (0.79%) Git (software)
16 10 (0.72%) TestLink
17 9 (0.65%) Maven
18 8 (0.58%) FitNesse
19 7 (0.50%) SilkTest
General
1 520 (37.49%) Finance
2 190 (13.70%) Banking
3 96 (6.92%) Retail
4 77 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.37%) Local Government
8 15 (1.08%) Legal
9 13 (0.94%) Marketing
10 12 (0.87%) Games
10 12 (0.87%) Law
11 10 (0.72%) Front Office
12 9 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.58%) Advertising
13 8 (0.58%) Electronics
13 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.36%) Military
15 4 (0.29%) Back Office
15 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.83%) .NET
2 50 (3.60%) HTML
3 38 (2.74%) SOAP
4 36 (2.60%) Web Services
5 24 (1.73%) REST
6 23 (1.66%) XML
7 17 (1.23%) CSS
8 15 (1.08%) Middleware
9 13 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.87%) RESTful
10 12 (0.87%) HTML5
11 10 (0.72%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.65%) J2EE
13 8 (0.58%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.58%) ODBC
14 7 (0.50%) JMS
15 6 (0.43%) JSP
16 5 (0.36%) JMX
17 4 (0.29%) Hibernate
17 4 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.10%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 25 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (1.44%) Derivative
8 19 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.23%) Equities
10 11 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.65%) Data Conversion
12 8 (0.58%) NHS
13 7 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.50%) Statistics
14 6 (0.43%) SCADA
14 6 (0.43%) DTV
14 6 (0.43%) User Experience
15 5 (0.36%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.36%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (4.61%) Windows
2 53 (3.82%) UNIX
3 50 (3.60%) Linux
4 14 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.87%) Android
6 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.072%) VME
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (35.47%) Test Management
2 482 (34.75%) Test Strategy
3 437 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 277 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 242 (17.45%) Software Testing
7 177 (12.76%) Test Automation
8 168 (12.11%) SDLC
9 146 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 145 (10.45%) Performance Testing
11 142 (10.24%) Project Management
11 142 (10.24%) Line Management
12 106 (7.64%) Regression Testing
13 105 (7.57%) PRINCE2
14 103 (7.43%) Automated Testing
15 98 (7.07%) System Testing
16 97 (6.99%) Scrum
16 97 (6.99%) Mentoring
17 90 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 87 (6.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 177 (12.76%) Java
2 131 (9.44%) SQL
3 67 (4.83%) C#
4 38 (2.74%) C
5 27 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.15%) Ruby
7 16 (1.15%) C++
8 13 (0.94%) PHP
8 13 (0.94%) VB
9 9 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.58%) Python
11 7 (0.50%) VBScript
12 6 (0.43%) Perl
13 5 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.22%) Groovy
16 2 (0.14%) VBA
16 2 (0.14%) RPG
17 1 (0.072%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 299 (21.56%) ISEB
2 284 (20.48%) ISTQB
3 147 (10.60%) Degree
4 108 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 65 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 46 (3.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 39 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 38 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 36 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 20 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.72%) IBM Certification
12 8 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.36%) HND
14 4 (0.29%) CCNA
14 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.22%) CISSP
15 3 (0.22%) CISA
15 3 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (30.50%) QA
2 10 (0.72%) SLA
3 6 (0.43%) Basel III
3 6 (0.43%) EMIR
3 6 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.43%) MiFID
4 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) WCAG
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.072%) WAI
8 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.072%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.072%) XenApp
3 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.072%) zsh
3 1 (0.072%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 155 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.51%) Nessus
2 21 (1.51%) Nmap
3 7 (0.50%) SCCM
3 7 (0.50%) Puppet
4 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.43%) Nagios
5 5 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.072%) Netcool
6 1 (0.072%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 138 (9.95%) HP
2 137 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.29%) Oracle
4 55 (3.97%) SAP
5 44 (3.17%) IBM
6 26 (1.87%) Capita
7 21 (1.51%) Coverity
8 15 (1.08%) BEA
9 14 (1.01%) VMware
10 10 (0.72%) Fujitsu
10 10 (0.72%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.65%) ESRI
12 8 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.43%) Syclo
13 6 (0.43%) webMethods
13 6 (0.43%) Informatica
14 5 (0.36%) Cognizant
14 5 (0.36%) Adobe
14 5 (0.36%) Citrix
14 5 (0.36%) Murex
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 20-40% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + Beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 6 days ago