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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 382 385 372
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 674 648 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 507 494 583
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 260 £63,000 -3.07% 26
South East +43 135 £52,500 +5.00% 11
North West +1 66 £47,000 +2.17% 7
South West +52 63 £54,500 +26.74% 9
East of England -24 47 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +29 39 £50,000 -13.41% 3
Yorkshire -40 37 £45,000 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -23 28 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 591 (41.74%) Finance
2 548 (38.70%) Test Management
3 505 (35.66%) Test Strategy
4 434 (30.65%) ISEB
5 396 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (25.78%) QA
7 355 (25.07%) ISTQB
8 350 (24.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 296 (20.90%) Software Testing
10 274 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 235 (16.60%) HP
12 214 (15.11%) Banking
13 202 (14.27%) SQL
14 199 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
15 177 (12.50%) Performance Testing
16 176 (12.43%) Retail
17 140 (9.89%) Selenium
17 140 (9.89%) Test Automation
18 138 (9.75%) Project Management
18 138 (9.75%) QuickTest Pro
19 136 (9.60%) Test Scripting
20 133 (9.39%) Line Management
21 131 (9.25%) Scrum
21 131 (9.25%) Degree
22 117 (8.26%) Test Planning
23 114 (8.05%) Mentoring
23 114 (8.05%) Telecoms
24 111 (7.84%) Security Cleared
24 111 (7.84%) Waterfall
25 105 (7.42%) Analytical Skills

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (0.28%) Lync
3 4 (0.28%) SAS
4 3 (0.21%) Apache
4 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.14%) IIS
5 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.071%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.071%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.84%) MS Office
3 11 (0.78%) MS Project
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (0.64%) Summit
5 3 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.071%) Magento
7 1 (0.071%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.071%) BASE24
7 1 (0.071%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.071%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.071%) PaaS
4 1 (0.071%) Heroku
4 1 (0.071%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.85%) MVNO
2 11 (0.78%) TETRA
2 11 (0.78%) 4G
2 11 (0.78%) Internet
3 7 (0.49%) Wireless
4 6 (0.42%) LTE
5 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.35%) GGSN
5 5 (0.35%) SGSN
5 5 (0.35%) 3G
5 5 (0.35%) Broadband
6 4 (0.28%) NFC
7 3 (0.21%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) HTTP
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.071%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.071%) DHCP
9 1 (0.071%) FTP
9 1 (0.071%) DVB
9 1 (0.071%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (2.68%) SQLPlus
4 38 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 37 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 36 (2.54%) DB2
6 36 (2.54%) DataStage
7 35 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
8 31 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.85%) MySQL
10 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.21%) Big Data
14 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 140 (9.89%) Selenium
2 138 (9.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 92 (6.50%) JIRA
4 58 (4.10%) LoadRunner
5 44 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (2.82%) Toad
7 39 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.26%) JMeter
8 32 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 19 (1.34%) TestDirector
11 16 (1.13%) SilkPerformer
11 16 (1.13%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.06%) FitNesse
13 13 (0.92%) Bugzilla
13 13 (0.92%) JUnit
14 11 (0.78%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.56%) NUnit
15 8 (0.56%) Hudson
16 7 (0.49%) JBehave
General
1 591 (41.74%) Finance
2 214 (15.11%) Banking
3 176 (12.43%) Retail
4 114 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.91%) Advertising
7 25 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 24 (1.69%) Billing
8 24 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.41%) Local Government
11 19 (1.34%) Publishing
12 15 (1.06%) Games
12 15 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.85%) Automotive
13 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.85%) Marketing
14 7 (0.49%) Law
14 7 (0.49%) Legal
14 7 (0.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.18%) Web Services
2 25 (1.77%) .NET
3 15 (1.06%) HTML
4 12 (0.85%) SOAP
4 12 (0.85%) RESTful
4 12 (0.85%) XML
5 9 (0.64%) Middleware
6 8 (0.56%) REST
7 5 (0.35%) LAMP
8 4 (0.28%) Django
8 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.28%) HTML5
9 2 (0.14%) CSS
9 2 (0.14%) Flash
9 2 (0.14%) JMS
9 2 (0.14%) XMPP
10 1 (0.071%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.071%) JSON
10 1 (0.071%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.071%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.18%) Statistics
3 42 (2.97%) Mainframe
4 28 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 26 (1.84%) Derivative
5 26 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.48%) Open Source
8 18 (1.27%) User Experience
9 17 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.56%) Equities
13 7 (0.49%) E-Learning
13 7 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.42%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.42%) GIS
15 5 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.00%) UNIX
2 67 (4.73%) Linux
3 58 (4.10%) Windows
4 21 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.42%) Android
9 5 (0.35%) Solaris
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.071%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (38.70%) Test Management
2 505 (35.66%) Test Strategy
3 396 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 350 (24.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 296 (20.90%) Software Testing
6 274 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 177 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 140 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 138 (9.75%) Project Management
10 136 (9.60%) Test Scripting
11 133 (9.39%) Line Management
12 131 (9.25%) Scrum
13 117 (8.26%) Test Planning
14 114 (8.05%) Mentoring
15 111 (7.84%) Waterfall
16 102 (7.20%) PRINCE2
17 101 (7.13%) Automated Testing
18 92 (6.50%) ITIL
19 82 (5.79%) Risk Management
20 80 (5.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (14.27%) SQL
2 77 (5.44%) Java
3 41 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 33 (2.33%) C#
5 18 (1.27%) Python
6 16 (1.13%) C
7 15 (1.06%) PHP
8 14 (0.99%) R
9 13 (0.92%) VBScript
9 13 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.92%) Ruby
10 10 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.64%) VBA
12 7 (0.49%) C++
12 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.35%) VB
14 5 (0.35%) Korn
15 4 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 434 (30.65%) ISEB
2 355 (25.07%) ISTQB
3 131 (9.25%) Degree
4 111 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 97 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (4.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 58 (4.10%) SC Cleared
8 36 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
9 23 (1.62%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.35%) CCNP
11 5 (0.35%) CCNA
11 5 (0.35%) CISSP
11 5 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CEH
12 3 (0.21%) CISA
12 3 (0.21%) CISM
13 2 (0.14%) PMP
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.071%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (25.78%) QA
2 24 (1.69%) SLA
3 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.56%) MiFID
4 8 (0.56%) Basel III
4 8 (0.56%) EMIR
4 8 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.21%) COBIT
7 3 (0.21%) FATCA
8 2 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.071%) AIFMD
System Software
1 15 (1.06%) VMware ESX
2 10 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 199 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.21%) cPanel
3 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.071%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.071%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 235 (16.60%) HP
2 103 (7.27%) Oracle
3 52 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 50 (3.53%) SAP
5 40 (2.82%) Business Objects
6 39 (2.75%) Cognos
6 39 (2.75%) VMware
7 31 (2.19%) Capita
8 24 (1.69%) IBM
9 15 (1.06%) Murex
10 13 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.56%) Calypso
12 6 (0.42%) Cisco
12 6 (0.42%) Fujitsu
13 5 (0.35%) NetApp
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe
14 4 (0.28%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.28%) Remedy
14 4 (0.28%) ATG
15 3 (0.21%) hybris
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