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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 370 397 353
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 739 599 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 532 452 619
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 £41,500 £40,000 £41,325
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £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 September 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 17 September 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 -5 246 £62,500 -3.84% 20
South East +20 139 £57,500 +15.00% 11
East of England +13 87 £51,500 +8.42% 7
North West +7 80 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire 0 52 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East Midlands +11 48 £50,000 +20.48% 2
South West +2 45 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -3 45 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Midlands +12 2 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 599 (38.75%) Finance
2 552 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 538 (34.80%) Test Management
4 483 (31.24%) QA
5 437 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
6 397 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 374 (24.19%) ISEB
8 345 (22.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 343 (22.19%) Software Testing
10 319 (20.63%) ISTQB
11 227 (14.68%) Performance Testing
12 217 (14.04%) Banking
13 210 (13.58%) HP
14 206 (13.32%) HP Quality Center
15 202 (13.07%) SQL
16 186 (12.03%) Security Cleared
17 173 (11.19%) QuickTest Pro
17 173 (11.19%) Selenium
18 165 (10.67%) Project Management
19 157 (10.16%) Scrum
20 149 (9.64%) Test Automation
21 142 (9.18%) Retail
22 140 (9.06%) Test Planning
23 133 (8.60%) Line Management
24 132 (8.54%) Automated Testing
25 119 (7.70%) Risk Management
26 118 (7.63%) Test Scripting
27 117 (7.57%) Degree
27 117 (7.57%) Waterfall
28 116 (7.50%) SC Cleared

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (0.52%) IIS
3 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.45%) Confluence
5 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.32%) CICS
6 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.13%) CMS
8 2 (0.13%) Lync
8 2 (0.13%) Node.js
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.065%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.065%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.065%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.065%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 52 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.68%) MS Office
3 16 (1.03%) MS Project
4 10 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
2 8 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
2 8 (0.52%) Magento
3 6 (0.39%) Temenos T24
3 6 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Summit
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.065%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.065%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.91%) SaaS
2 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.065%) PaaS
4 1 (0.065%) Heroku
4 1 (0.065%) GitHub
4 1 (0.065%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.36%) Internet
2 9 (0.58%) 3G
2 9 (0.58%) Broadband
2 9 (0.58%) GGSN
2 9 (0.58%) SGSN
2 9 (0.58%) LTE
2 9 (0.58%) MVNO
3 6 (0.39%) 4G
3 6 (0.39%) TETRA
3 6 (0.39%) SMS
4 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.32%) Wireless
5 4 (0.26%) NFC
6 2 (0.13%) Network Security
6 2 (0.13%) LAN
6 2 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.065%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.065%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.065%) FTP
7 1 (0.065%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.65%) DB2
3 39 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (1.81%) DataStage
6 28 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 27 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
7 27 (1.75%) SQLPlus
8 22 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.52%) MySQL
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.45%) Big Data
12 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.19%) Informix
14 3 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 173 (11.19%) QuickTest Pro
1 173 (11.19%) Selenium
2 94 (6.08%) LoadRunner
3 65 (4.20%) JIRA
4 55 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 39 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.07%) WebDriver
7 32 (2.07%) JMeter
8 29 (1.88%) Toad
9 27 (1.75%) Jenkins
10 23 (1.49%) TestDirector
11 18 (1.16%) SilkPerformer
12 17 (1.10%) JUnit
12 17 (1.10%) Subversion
13 15 (0.97%) Bugzilla
13 15 (0.97%) NeoLoad
14 12 (0.78%) Capybara
15 11 (0.71%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.71%) FitNesse
General
1 599 (38.75%) Finance
2 217 (14.04%) Banking
3 142 (9.18%) Retail
4 93 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 64 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.78%) Advertising
7 34 (2.20%) Back Office
8 22 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.36%) Marketing
10 19 (1.23%) Local Government
11 15 (0.97%) Billing
12 13 (0.84%) Publishing
12 13 (0.84%) Games
12 13 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.84%) Front Office
13 9 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.33%) .NET
2 36 (2.33%) HTML
3 31 (2.01%) Web Services
4 29 (1.88%) ASP.NET
5 21 (1.36%) CSS
5 21 (1.36%) Middleware
6 19 (1.23%) jQuery
7 18 (1.16%) WCF
7 18 (1.16%) XML
8 17 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 17 (1.10%) LINQ
8 17 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (1.10%) CSS3
9 14 (0.91%) RESTful
10 9 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.45%) SOAP
12 5 (0.32%) LAMP
13 4 (0.26%) HTML5
13 4 (0.26%) Django
13 4 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (2.85%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.20%) Mainframe
4 32 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 28 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.81%) Open Source
5 28 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.49%) Statistics
7 20 (1.29%) User Experience
8 16 (1.03%) Derivative
9 13 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.65%) Equities
10 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (0.65%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.39%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.32%) EMV
13 5 (0.32%) Online Games
14 4 (0.26%) IPTV
14 4 (0.26%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.66%) UNIX
2 82 (5.30%) Windows
3 50 (3.23%) Linux
4 23 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 12 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.45%) Solaris
10 5 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.32%) Android
10 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.065%) AIX
12 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 538 (34.80%) Test Management
3 437 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
4 397 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 345 (22.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 343 (22.19%) Software Testing
7 227 (14.68%) Performance Testing
8 165 (10.67%) Project Management
9 157 (10.16%) Scrum
10 149 (9.64%) Test Automation
11 140 (9.06%) Test Planning
12 133 (8.60%) Line Management
13 132 (8.54%) Automated Testing
14 119 (7.70%) Risk Management
15 118 (7.63%) Test Scripting
16 117 (7.57%) Waterfall
17 103 (6.66%) ITIL
18 98 (6.34%) PRINCE2
18 98 (6.34%) TDD
18 98 (6.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (13.07%) SQL
2 108 (6.99%) Java
3 51 (3.30%) C#
4 28 (1.81%) PL/SQL
5 24 (1.55%) Python
6 22 (1.42%) VBA
6 22 (1.42%) VB
7 17 (1.10%) VBScript
7 17 (1.10%) C++
8 16 (1.03%) PHP
9 14 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.84%) C
11 10 (0.65%) Perl
12 7 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.39%) R
14 4 (0.26%) Ruby
14 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.19%) Korn
16 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 374 (24.19%) ISEB
2 319 (20.63%) ISTQB
3 186 (12.03%) Security Cleared
4 117 (7.57%) Degree
5 116 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 62 (4.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 57 (3.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 24 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 19 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 18 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.58%) CCNP
12 9 (0.58%) CCNA
13 3 (0.19%) CISSP
14 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.065%) HND
14 1 (0.065%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.065%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (31.24%) QA
2 27 (1.75%) SLA
3 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.13%) Basel II
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.065%) FATCA
7 1 (0.065%) AIFMD
System Software
1 15 (0.97%) VMware ESX
2 9 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 206 (13.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 210 (13.58%) HP
2 112 (7.24%) Oracle
3 74 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 48 (3.10%) SAP
5 31 (2.01%) Cognos
5 31 (2.01%) Business Objects
6 28 (1.81%) Capita
7 26 (1.68%) VMware
8 18 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.78%) IBM
9 12 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
10 9 (0.58%) JD Edwards
10 9 (0.58%) Fujitsu
11 7 (0.45%) Software AG
12 6 (0.39%) Citrix
12 6 (0.39%) Cisco
12 6 (0.39%) Temenos
13 5 (0.32%) NetApp
13 5 (0.32%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.26%) Charles River
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
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Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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West Midlands
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Life Assurance
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Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + medical insurance,pension,Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Bonuses
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