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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 383 392 381
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 704 744 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 569 582 501
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -86 221 £60,000 -4.00% 28
South East +32 178 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East of England +34 75 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Yorkshire +43 72 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West +13 46 £45,500 -9.00% 1
North West +11 41 £47,000 +17.50% 6
East Midlands +12 37 £47,000 +8.79% 4
West Midlands -24 28 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 490 (35.74%) Finance
2 481 (35.08%) Test Management
3 466 (33.99%) Test Strategy
4 422 (30.78%) ISEB
5 418 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
6 384 (28.01%) ISTQB
7 355 (25.89%) QA
8 301 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 287 (20.93%) Software Testing
10 261 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 228 (16.63%) Banking
12 197 (14.37%) HP
13 180 (13.13%) HP Quality Center
14 176 (12.84%) Retail
15 165 (12.04%) Performance Testing
16 148 (10.80%) Selenium
17 146 (10.65%) Project Management
18 142 (10.36%) Line Management
19 140 (10.21%) Degree
20 138 (10.07%) PRINCE2
21 137 (9.99%) Mentoring
22 134 (9.77%) SQL
23 127 (9.26%) LoadRunner
24 125 (9.12%) System Testing
25 123 (8.97%) Test Automation
26 111 (8.10%) Test Scripting
27 108 (7.88%) QuickTest Pro
28 106 (7.73%) JIRA
29 102 (7.44%) Oracle
30 101 (7.37%) Scrum

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (0.36%) Apache
2 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (0.29%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.15%) Drupal
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.073%) Lync
6 1 (0.073%) SAS
6 1 (0.073%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 39 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.90%) MS Office
3 7 (0.51%) MS Project
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.73%) Summit
4 9 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.073%) Magento
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.073%) BASE24
8 1 (0.073%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.73%) HTTP
2 5 (0.36%) Internet
2 5 (0.36%) TETRA
2 5 (0.36%) 4G
3 4 (0.29%) Wireless
4 3 (0.22%) MVNO
4 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.22%) ATM
5 2 (0.15%) LAN
5 2 (0.15%) WAN
5 2 (0.15%) DMZ
5 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) Network Security
5 2 (0.15%) Wireless Security
5 2 (0.15%) LDAP
5 2 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.073%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.073%) LTE
6 1 (0.073%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.073%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.73%) SQLPlus
5 9 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.51%) DataStage
7 7 (0.51%) DB2
7 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (0.36%) MySQL
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) MS Access
11 1 (0.073%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.073%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 148 (10.80%) Selenium
2 127 (9.26%) LoadRunner
3 108 (7.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 106 (7.73%) JIRA
5 56 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (3.79%) Cucumber
7 39 (2.84%) JMeter
8 30 (2.19%) Visual Studio
9 29 (2.12%) Jenkins
10 26 (1.90%) Rational Performance Tester
11 21 (1.53%) SoapUI
12 20 (1.46%) WebDriver
13 18 (1.31%) MSTest
14 14 (1.02%) FitNesse
15 11 (0.80%) Toad
15 11 (0.80%) Bugzilla
15 11 (0.80%) Subversion
16 10 (0.73%) SpecFlow
17 9 (0.66%) LoadUI
17 9 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 490 (35.74%) Finance
2 228 (16.63%) Banking
3 176 (12.84%) Retail
4 63 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.12%) Aerospace
7 23 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.09%) Marketing
10 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.95%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.88%) Billing
13 11 (0.80%) Games
14 9 (0.66%) Advertising
14 9 (0.66%) Publishing
14 9 (0.66%) Legal
15 8 (0.58%) Automotive
15 8 (0.58%) Law
16 7 (0.51%) Local Government
17 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.08%) .NET
2 34 (2.48%) Web Services
3 22 (1.60%) Middleware
4 20 (1.46%) HTML
5 15 (1.09%) SOAP
6 10 (0.73%) Apache Flex
7 9 (0.66%) REST
8 8 (0.58%) ODBC
8 8 (0.58%) J2EE
9 6 (0.44%) RESTful
10 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.29%) CSS
11 4 (0.29%) XML
11 4 (0.29%) WPF
12 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.22%) Flash
13 2 (0.15%) XMPP
13 2 (0.15%) WCF
13 2 (0.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.63%) Statistics
4 33 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 25 (1.82%) Open Source
6 22 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 19 (1.39%) Derivative
9 8 (0.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (0.58%) E-Learning
9 8 (0.58%) EPoS
9 8 (0.58%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.51%) User Experience
10 7 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.44%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.29%) DTCC
12 4 (0.29%) iSeries
12 4 (0.29%) PMI
12 4 (0.29%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 38 (2.77%) UNIX
1 38 (2.77%) Windows
2 23 (1.68%) Linux
3 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.58%) Android
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.15%) VMS
6 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (35.08%) Test Management
2 466 (33.99%) Test Strategy
3 418 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 301 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 287 (20.93%) Software Testing
6 261 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 165 (12.04%) Performance Testing
8 146 (10.65%) Project Management
9 142 (10.36%) Line Management
10 138 (10.07%) PRINCE2
11 137 (9.99%) Mentoring
12 125 (9.12%) System Testing
13 123 (8.97%) Test Automation
14 111 (8.10%) Test Scripting
15 101 (7.37%) Scrum
16 97 (7.08%) Automated Testing
17 94 (6.86%) Test Planning
18 91 (6.64%) Waterfall
19 86 (6.27%) ITIL
20 85 (6.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (9.77%) SQL
2 82 (5.98%) Java
3 47 (3.43%) C#
4 27 (1.97%) C
5 20 (1.46%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 13 (0.95%) C++
8 11 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 11 (0.80%) Python
9 10 (0.73%) PHP
9 10 (0.73%) VB
10 9 (0.66%) Ruby
11 8 (0.58%) VBScript
12 5 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.36%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.36%) R
13 4 (0.29%) RPG
14 3 (0.22%) Scala
15 2 (0.15%) Perl
15 2 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 422 (30.78%) ISEB
2 384 (28.01%) ISTQB
3 140 (10.21%) Degree
4 76 (5.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 45 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 40 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 34 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.80%) PMP
12 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.36%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.29%) CISA
14 4 (0.29%) CISM
14 4 (0.29%) CISSP
14 4 (0.29%) CEH
14 4 (0.29%) CSQA
15 2 (0.15%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (25.89%) QA
2 14 (1.02%) FATCA
3 12 (0.88%) EMIR
3 12 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (0.88%) Basel III
3 12 (0.88%) MiFID
4 11 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.44%) SLA
5 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) WAI
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 180 (13.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.22%) cPanel
2 3 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.073%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 197 (14.37%) HP
2 102 (7.44%) Oracle
3 93 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 50 (3.65%) IBM
5 41 (2.99%) SAP
6 14 (1.02%) Murex
6 14 (1.02%) Capita
7 13 (0.95%) VMware
8 12 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.73%) Calypso
10 8 (0.58%) Cognos
10 8 (0.58%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.51%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.51%) Green Hat
11 7 (0.51%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.44%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.36%) ATG
13 5 (0.36%) BEA
14 4 (0.29%) Adobe
14 4 (0.29%) ESRI
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £70k+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Private Medical, Life Cove
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package + Pension
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Chatham, Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Reading, Berkshire
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London
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