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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 370 390 373
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 713 617 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 504 472 521
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £78,000 £77,500
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
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 £26,539 £26,500
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -13 230 £62,500 -3.84% 27
South East +64 168 £50,000 -2.91% 11
East of England 0 74 £47,500 -6.86% 6
North West -18 70 £57,500 +27.77% 6
South West +28 57 £50,000 +16.95% 12
Yorkshire -9 51 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands +22 48 £50,000 +8.10% 4
West Midlands -33 23 £52,500 - 3
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 625 (41.36%) Finance
2 559 (37.00%) Test Management
3 533 (35.27%) Test Strategy
4 440 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
5 439 (29.05%) QA
6 403 (26.67%) ISEB
7 386 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 326 (21.58%) Software Testing
9 318 (21.05%) ISTQB
10 304 (20.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 230 (15.22%) Banking
12 216 (14.30%) HP
13 213 (14.10%) SQL
14 204 (13.50%) Performance Testing
15 192 (12.71%) HP Quality Center
16 161 (10.66%) Project Management
17 159 (10.52%) Scrum
18 153 (10.13%) QuickTest Pro
18 153 (10.13%) Security Cleared
19 152 (10.06%) Selenium
20 149 (9.86%) Test Automation
21 144 (9.53%) Retail
21 144 (9.53%) Line Management
22 130 (8.60%) Degree
23 125 (8.27%) Automated Testing
24 122 (8.07%) Test Planning
24 122 (8.07%) Waterfall
25 117 (7.74%) Test Scripting
26 111 (7.35%) Risk Management
27 109 (7.21%) Telecoms

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (0.53%) IIS
4 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.26%) Lync
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.26%) CICS
6 3 (0.20%) SAS
6 3 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.13%) Node.js
7 2 (0.13%) Confluence
8 1 (0.066%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.066%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.65%) MS Office
3 15 (0.99%) MS Project
4 9 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.60%) Summit
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.066%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.066%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.066%) BASE24
8 1 (0.066%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.066%) PaaS
5 1 (0.066%) Heroku
5 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.46%) Internet
2 13 (0.86%) MVNO
3 10 (0.66%) LTE
4 9 (0.60%) Broadband
4 9 (0.60%) 3G
4 9 (0.60%) GGSN
4 9 (0.60%) SGSN
5 7 (0.46%) Wireless
5 7 (0.46%) TETRA
5 7 (0.46%) 4G
6 6 (0.40%) SMS
7 5 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.26%) NFC
9 2 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.066%) SSH
10 1 (0.066%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.066%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.066%) FTP
10 1 (0.066%) HTTP
10 1 (0.066%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (2.78%) DB2
4 37 (2.45%) SQLPlus
4 37 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (2.32%) DataStage
6 35 (2.32%) Oracle Exadata
7 34 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
8 29 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.66%) MySQL
11 6 (0.40%) Big Data
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 153 (10.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 152 (10.06%) Selenium
3 67 (4.43%) JIRA
4 64 (4.24%) LoadRunner
5 46 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (2.58%) Toad
7 32 (2.12%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.12%) Jenkins
8 31 (2.05%) Visual Studio
9 30 (1.99%) JMeter
9 30 (1.99%) WebDriver
10 22 (1.46%) TestDirector
11 16 (1.06%) SilkPerformer
12 14 (0.93%) JUnit
13 13 (0.86%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.73%) Bugzilla
14 11 (0.73%) FitNesse
15 10 (0.66%) NeoLoad
15 10 (0.66%) Capybara
16 9 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 625 (41.36%) Finance
2 230 (15.22%) Banking
3 144 (9.53%) Retail
4 109 (7.21%) Telecoms
5 58 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.51%) Advertising
7 24 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 23 (1.52%) Billing
9 21 (1.39%) Local Government
10 20 (1.32%) Back Office
11 19 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.06%) Marketing
13 14 (0.93%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.86%) Publishing
15 11 (0.73%) Games
15 11 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.60%) Front Office
16 9 (0.60%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.53%) Legal
18 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.04%) .NET
2 40 (2.65%) Web Services
3 24 (1.59%) HTML
4 20 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.13%) XML
6 13 (0.86%) CSS
6 13 (0.86%) Middleware
6 13 (0.86%) RESTful
7 11 (0.73%) jQuery
7 11 (0.73%) SOAP
8 10 (0.66%) WCF
9 9 (0.60%) LINQ
9 9 (0.60%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (0.60%) CSS3
10 8 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.40%) REST
12 5 (0.33%) LAMP
13 4 (0.26%) Django
13 4 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 36 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.99%) Statistics
6 25 (1.65%) Derivative
6 25 (1.65%) Open Source
7 24 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.32%) User Experience
9 19 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.79%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.66%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.53%) Equities
14 7 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.40%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.33%) E-Learning
16 5 (0.33%) GIS
17 4 (0.26%) EPoS
17 4 (0.26%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 102 (6.75%) UNIX
2 72 (4.77%) Windows
3 65 (4.30%) Linux
4 21 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.46%) Solaris
8 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.33%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.066%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (37.00%) Test Management
2 533 (35.27%) Test Strategy
3 440 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 326 (21.58%) Software Testing
6 304 (20.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 204 (13.50%) Performance Testing
8 161 (10.66%) Project Management
9 159 (10.52%) Scrum
10 149 (9.86%) Test Automation
11 144 (9.53%) Line Management
12 125 (8.27%) Automated Testing
13 122 (8.07%) Waterfall
13 122 (8.07%) Test Planning
14 117 (7.74%) Test Scripting
15 111 (7.35%) Risk Management
16 101 (6.68%) Mentoring
17 94 (6.22%) ITIL
18 91 (6.02%) PRINCE2
19 89 (5.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 213 (14.10%) SQL
2 92 (6.09%) Java
3 41 (2.71%) C#
4 40 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 24 (1.59%) Python
6 17 (1.13%) VBA
6 17 (1.13%) VBScript
7 14 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.93%) C
8 13 (0.86%) VB
9 11 (0.73%) PHP
9 11 (0.73%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.73%) R
10 9 (0.60%) Perl
10 9 (0.60%) C++
10 9 (0.60%) Ruby
11 6 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.20%) Korn
14 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 403 (26.67%) ISEB
2 318 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 153 (10.13%) Security Cleared
4 130 (8.60%) Degree
5 86 (5.69%) SC Cleared
6 84 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 59 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 21 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.60%) CCNP
10 9 (0.60%) CCNA
11 6 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.26%) CISSP
13 2 (0.13%) CISA
13 2 (0.13%) CISM
13 2 (0.13%) CEH
14 1 (0.066%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.066%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (29.05%) QA
2 28 (1.85%) SLA
3 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.33%) Basel III
4 5 (0.33%) EMIR
4 5 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.33%) MiFID
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) Basel II
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.066%) FATCA
7 1 (0.066%) AIFMD
System Software
1 15 (0.99%) VMware ESX
2 11 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.066%) vSphere
5 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 192 (12.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 216 (14.30%) HP
2 106 (7.02%) Oracle
3 71 (4.70%) Microsoft
4 46 (3.04%) SAP
5 38 (2.51%) Business Objects
6 37 (2.45%) Cognos
7 35 (2.32%) VMware
8 33 (2.18%) Capita
9 17 (1.13%) IBM
10 13 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.60%) Murex
12 7 (0.46%) Fujitsu
13 6 (0.40%) Cisco
13 6 (0.40%) SOASTA, Inc
14 5 (0.33%) NetApp
15 4 (0.26%) Citrix
15 4 (0.26%) Software AG
15 4 (0.26%) Remedy
15 4 (0.26%) Charles River
15 4 (0.26%) JD Edwards
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