The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 348 381 353
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 790 622 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 598 473 599
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -35 280 £65,000 - 41
South East +12 148 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East of England +18 75 £54,000 +2.85% 2
North West +30 69 £47,250 +13.85% 5
Yorkshire 0 65 £47,500 +13.09% 7
West Midlands -4 55 £52,500 +9.37% 6
East Midlands +9 50 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South West +21 45 £45,000 -0.55% 3
Midlands +7 3 £51,250 -21.15% 1
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 553 (36.55%) Finance
2 494 (32.65%) Test Management
3 490 (32.39%) Test Strategy
4 481 (31.79%) QA
5 391 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 362 (23.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 328 (21.68%) ISEB
8 320 (21.15%) Software Testing
9 254 (16.79%) ISTQB
10 225 (14.87%) Banking
11 217 (14.34%) Performance Testing
12 198 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
13 186 (12.29%) Selenium
14 179 (11.83%) HP
15 178 (11.76%) Security Cleared
16 174 (11.50%) SQL
17 168 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
18 161 (10.64%) Project Management
19 159 (10.51%) QuickTest Pro
20 152 (10.05%) Retail
21 139 (9.19%) Scrum
22 137 (9.05%) Test Automation
23 130 (8.59%) Automated Testing
24 123 (8.13%) SC Cleared
25 120 (7.93%) TDD
26 118 (7.80%) Degree
27 112 (7.40%) Oracle
28 108 (7.14%) Java
29 104 (6.87%) Risk Management
30 103 (6.81%) Automation Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (0.59%) Confluence
4 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.46%) LiveLink
5 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.46%) IIS
6 5 (0.33%) CMS
6 5 (0.33%) CICS
6 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.13%) Lync
8 2 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.066%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.066%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.066%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.066%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.066%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.59%) MS Office
3 14 (0.93%) MS Project
4 12 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.73%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (0.59%) Temenos T24
2 9 (0.59%) Magento
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.066%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.066%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.73%) SaaS
2 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
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%) GitHub
5 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.06%) Internet
2 12 (0.79%) LTE
3 11 (0.73%) 3G
4 9 (0.59%) Broadband
4 9 (0.59%) GGSN
4 9 (0.59%) SGSN
5 7 (0.46%) 4G
6 6 (0.40%) MVNO
6 6 (0.40%) SMS
7 5 (0.33%) LAN
7 5 (0.33%) TETRA
8 3 (0.20%) Firewall
8 3 (0.20%) UMTS
8 3 (0.20%) WAN
8 3 (0.20%) GSM
8 3 (0.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) SS7
9 2 (0.13%) SCCP
9 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.31%) DB2
3 29 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.12%) SQLPlus
6 17 (1.12%) DataStage
6 17 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 17 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 16 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.53%) Big Data
10 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.20%) MySQL
12 3 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 186 (12.29%) Selenium
2 159 (10.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 95 (6.28%) LoadRunner
4 66 (4.36%) JIRA
5 48 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 47 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (2.71%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.92%) WebDriver
9 24 (1.59%) Toad
9 24 (1.59%) TestDirector
10 22 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.39%) JUnit
12 20 (1.32%) Subversion
12 20 (1.32%) JMeter
12 20 (1.32%) SoapUI
13 18 (1.19%) NeoLoad
14 13 (0.86%) Git (software)
15 12 (0.79%) Bugzilla
16 10 (0.66%) WinRunner
16 10 (0.66%) JBehave
General
1 553 (36.55%) Finance
2 225 (14.87%) Banking
3 152 (10.05%) Retail
4 78 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 62 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.71%) Back Office
7 39 (2.58%) Advertising
8 25 (1.65%) Games
9 23 (1.52%) Retail Banking
10 21 (1.39%) Marketing
11 14 (0.93%) Local Government
12 13 (0.86%) Front Office
13 12 (0.79%) Publishing
14 11 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.59%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.53%) Billing
17 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.40%) Law
18 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.29%) .NET
2 37 (2.45%) Web Services
3 34 (2.25%) HTML
4 30 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.59%) CSS
5 24 (1.59%) Middleware
6 20 (1.32%) jQuery
7 19 (1.26%) WCF
8 18 (1.19%) LINQ
8 18 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 18 (1.19%) XML
9 17 (1.12%) SOAP
9 17 (1.12%) CSS3
10 13 (0.86%) RESTful
11 10 (0.66%) Gherkin
12 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.46%) REST
14 2 (0.13%) Django
14 2 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (3.44%) Computer Science
2 37 (2.45%) Mobile App
3 31 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 22 (1.45%) Open Source
7 20 (1.32%) Statistics
8 15 (0.99%) Derivative
9 12 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (0.79%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.66%) Equities
10 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.66%) Smart Meter
11 8 (0.53%) iPad
11 8 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.46%) Online Games
12 7 (0.46%) iPhone
13 6 (0.40%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.40%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.09%) Windows
2 76 (5.02%) UNIX
3 33 (2.18%) Linux
4 20 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.73%) Android
5 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
8 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.066%) VMS
11 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (32.65%) Test Management
2 490 (32.39%) Test Strategy
3 391 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 362 (23.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 320 (21.15%) Software Testing
6 217 (14.34%) Performance Testing
7 168 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (10.64%) Project Management
9 139 (9.19%) Scrum
10 137 (9.05%) Test Automation
11 130 (8.59%) Automated Testing
12 120 (7.93%) TDD
13 104 (6.87%) Risk Management
14 103 (6.81%) Automation Testing
15 95 (6.28%) ITIL
15 95 (6.28%) Waterfall
16 93 (6.15%) Test Scripting
16 93 (6.15%) Integration Testing
17 84 (5.55%) PRINCE2
18 75 (4.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 174 (11.50%) SQL
2 108 (7.14%) Java
3 53 (3.50%) C#
4 24 (1.59%) Python
5 22 (1.45%) VB
6 20 (1.32%) VBA
6 20 (1.32%) C++
7 19 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 13 (0.86%) C
9 13 (0.86%) PHP
9 13 (0.86%) VBScript
10 11 (0.73%) Perl
11 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.20%) Ruby
11 3 (0.20%) Groovy
11 3 (0.20%) R
12 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 328 (21.68%) ISEB
2 254 (16.79%) ISTQB
3 178 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 123 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 118 (7.80%) Degree
6 55 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 35 (2.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
9 21 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 19 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.59%) CCNP
12 9 (0.59%) CCNA
13 2 (0.13%) HND
13 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.066%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 481 (31.79%) QA
2 18 (1.19%) SLA
3 15 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.20%) Basel III
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) TickIT
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.066%) FATCA
6 1 (0.066%) AIFMD
System Software
1 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.066%) vCloud
4 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 198 (13.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.066%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.066%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 179 (11.83%) HP
2 112 (7.40%) Oracle
3 73 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 54 (3.57%) SAP
5 30 (1.98%) Cognos
6 20 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.19%) Capita
8 16 (1.06%) IBM
9 13 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.79%) SOASTA, Inc
11 10 (0.66%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.59%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.59%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.53%) Software AG
14 7 (0.46%) Temenos
15 6 (0.40%) Citrix
15 6 (0.40%) Siebel
15 6 (0.40%) Cisco
15 6 (0.40%) VMware
16 5 (0.33%) Fujitsu
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