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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 369 358 391
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 714 790 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 559 598 473
Average salary £54,600 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -5 240 £60,000 -7.69% 28
South East +24 158 £53,500 -2.72% 12
Yorkshire +31 97 £50,000 +5.26% 5
North West +6 65 £45,000 -4.76% 5
West Midlands -17 50 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South West -14 44 £48,925 +8.72% 7
East of England -45 29 £53,500 -0.92% 3
East Midlands -28 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East - 5 £37,438 - 2
Midlands -14 3 £57,500 +12.19%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 510 (36.38%) Finance
2 493 (35.16%) Test Strategy
3 480 (34.24%) Test Management
4 442 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
5 425 (30.31%) QA
6 325 (23.18%) ISEB
7 308 (21.97%) ISTQB
8 293 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 288 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 257 (18.33%) Software Testing
11 203 (14.48%) Banking
12 179 (12.77%) Selenium
13 166 (11.84%) SDLC
14 163 (11.63%) Java
15 154 (10.98%) Test Automation
16 152 (10.84%) Microsoft
17 150 (10.70%) Degree
18 148 (10.56%) Performance Testing
19 147 (10.49%) Project Management
20 145 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
21 140 (9.99%) Line Management
22 138 (9.84%) HP
23 135 (9.63%) Test Scripting
24 131 (9.34%) SQL
25 125 (8.92%) JIRA
26 120 (8.56%) Regression Testing
27 119 (8.49%) System Testing
28 113 (8.06%) Automated Testing
29 109 (7.77%) PRINCE2
30 103 (7.35%) Retail

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (0.64%) Apache
4 9 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.64%) ArcGIS
5 8 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.43%) Confluence
7 3 (0.21%) JBoss
7 3 (0.21%) nginx
7 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.21%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.071%) IIS
8 1 (0.071%) CMS
8 1 (0.071%) SAS
8 1 (0.071%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.071%) Drupal
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 49 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.21%) MS Office
3 16 (1.14%) MS Project
4 14 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) Summit
2 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) BASE24
4 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.071%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.14%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.071%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.14%) Internet
2 11 (0.78%) Firewall
3 8 (0.57%) DMZ
3 8 (0.57%) HTTP
3 8 (0.57%) LDAP
4 7 (0.50%) Network Security
5 6 (0.43%) ATM
5 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.36%) Wireless
7 4 (0.29%) VPN
7 4 (0.29%) WAN
8 3 (0.21%) MPLS
8 3 (0.21%) RTP
9 2 (0.14%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.071%) IPv4
10 1 (0.071%) IPv6
10 1 (0.071%) DVB
10 1 (0.071%) FTP
10 1 (0.071%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.93%) Oracle Database
3 12 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.43%) MySQL
5 6 (0.43%) MS Access
6 5 (0.36%) Big Data
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.071%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.071%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.071%) Redis
Development Applications
1 179 (12.77%) Selenium
2 125 (8.92%) JIRA
3 86 (6.13%) LoadRunner
4 85 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 59 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (2.43%) WebDriver
6 34 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 23 (1.64%) JMeter
10 16 (1.14%) TestDirector
11 14 (1.00%) Bugzilla
12 13 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.86%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.86%) MSTest
14 11 (0.78%) JUnit
15 10 (0.71%) Subversion
15 10 (0.71%) Git (software)
16 9 (0.64%) FitNesse
17 8 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 510 (36.38%) Finance
2 203 (14.48%) Banking
3 103 (7.35%) Retail
4 71 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.14%) Local Government
7 14 (1.00%) Marketing
7 14 (1.00%) Legal
8 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.78%) Games
10 10 (0.71%) Front Office
10 10 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.64%) Law
12 7 (0.50%) Advertising
13 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.43%) Electronics
13 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Military
15 4 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.71%) .NET
2 44 (3.14%) HTML
3 34 (2.43%) SOAP
3 34 (2.43%) Web Services
4 22 (1.57%) REST
5 19 (1.36%) XML
6 17 (1.21%) CSS
7 13 (0.93%) Middleware
7 13 (0.93%) RESTful
8 10 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (0.64%) Gherkin
9 9 (0.64%) HTML5
9 9 (0.64%) J2EE
10 8 (0.57%) ODBC
11 7 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.50%) Apache Flex
12 6 (0.43%) JSP
13 5 (0.36%) JMX
13 5 (0.36%) JMS
14 4 (0.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 38 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (1.28%) Derivative
8 17 (1.21%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.00%) Equities
10 9 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.64%) Data Conversion
11 6 (0.43%) User Experience
11 6 (0.43%) Statistics
12 5 (0.36%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.36%) NHS
12 5 (0.36%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.29%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.29%) DTV
13 4 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (3.85%) Windows
2 45 (3.21%) UNIX
3 41 (2.92%) Linux
4 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.071%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.071%) VME
8 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (35.16%) Test Strategy
2 480 (34.24%) Test Management
3 442 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 288 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 257 (18.33%) Software Testing
7 166 (11.84%) SDLC
8 154 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 148 (10.56%) Performance Testing
10 147 (10.49%) Project Management
11 140 (9.99%) Line Management
12 135 (9.63%) Test Scripting
13 120 (8.56%) Regression Testing
14 119 (8.49%) System Testing
15 113 (8.06%) Automated Testing
16 109 (7.77%) PRINCE2
17 102 (7.28%) Mentoring
18 101 (7.20%) Scrum
19 94 (6.70%) Integration Testing
20 93 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 163 (11.63%) Java
2 131 (9.34%) SQL
3 65 (4.64%) C#
4 35 (2.50%) C
5 24 (1.71%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.07%) C++
7 15 (1.07%) PHP
8 12 (0.86%) VB
9 11 (0.78%) Ruby
10 9 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.50%) Python
12 5 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.36%) VBScript
13 3 (0.21%) Groovy
13 3 (0.21%) RPG
14 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.14%) VBA
15 1 (0.071%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.071%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 325 (23.18%) ISEB
2 308 (21.97%) ISTQB
3 150 (10.70%) Degree
4 87 (6.21%) Security Cleared
5 52 (3.71%) SC Cleared
6 39 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 34 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 29 (2.07%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.71%) IBM Certification
13 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.57%) PMP
15 5 (0.36%) HND
16 4 (0.29%) CCNA
16 4 (0.29%) CISSP
16 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (30.31%) QA
2 11 (0.78%) SLA
3 10 (0.71%) FATCA
4 6 (0.43%) EMIR
4 6 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.43%) Basel III
4 6 (0.43%) MiFID
4 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) WCAG
5 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.071%) XenApp
3 1 (0.071%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.071%) zsh
Systems Management
1 145 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.86%) Nessus
2 12 (0.86%) Nmap
3 8 (0.57%) SCCM
4 7 (0.50%) Puppet
5 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.43%) Nagios
6 5 (0.36%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.071%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.071%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 152 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 138 (9.84%) HP
3 100 (7.13%) Oracle
4 45 (3.21%) SAP
5 40 (2.85%) IBM
6 27 (1.93%) Capita
7 16 (1.14%) BEA
8 12 (0.86%) VMware
8 12 (0.86%) Coverity
9 10 (0.71%) WorldPay
10 9 (0.64%) Fujitsu
10 9 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.64%) ESRI
11 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.36%) Murex
12 5 (0.36%) Calypso
13 4 (0.29%) Citrix
13 4 (0.29%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.29%) BT
13 4 (0.29%) Amdocs
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, Sussex
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38551 - £47308 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £54000.00 - £64000.00 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive Basic + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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