The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 518 424 417
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 436 644 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.66% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 316 533 596
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
89853 97233 106674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.52% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76436 80612 88172
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 154 £65,000 +10.16% 17
South East -35 95 £55,000 +4.76% 10
West Midlands +24 76 £52,750 +11.05% 6
Yorkshire -52 30 £50,000 - 2
North West -9 27 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South West 0 19 £45,000 -14.69% 6
East Midlands -5 14 £53,992 +13.07%
North East - 8 £70,000 -
East of England -4 5 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Midlands +10 3 £57,500 -14.81%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 356 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (37.47%) Finance
3 310 (37.35%) Test Management
4 302 (36.39%) Test Strategy
5 291 (35.06%) QA
6 202 (24.34%) ISTQB
7 193 (23.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 185 (22.29%) Test Automation
9 184 (22.17%) ISEB
10 155 (18.67%) Selenium
11 143 (17.23%) Software Testing
12 130 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 124 (14.94%) Test Planning
13 124 (14.94%) SDLC
14 122 (14.70%) Defect Management
15 116 (13.98%) Mentoring
15 116 (13.98%) Non-Functional Testing
16 115 (13.86%) Automated Testing
17 111 (13.37%) Functional Testing
18 103 (12.41%) Java
19 101 (12.17%) Test Scripting
20 97 (11.69%) Performance Testing
20 97 (11.69%) Degree
21 95 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
21 95 (11.45%) HP
22 94 (11.33%) Waterfall
23 93 (11.20%) Project Management
24 90 (10.84%) Banking
25 76 (9.16%) Microsoft
26 74 (8.92%) Scrum

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.60%) CMS
2 5 (0.60%) Confluence
3 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.24%) Node.js
4 2 (0.24%) SAS
4 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) Drupal
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 40 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.22%) MS Office
3 20 (2.41%) MS Project
4 11 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.96%) SaaS
2 7 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.33%) Internet
2 4 (0.48%) Firewall
2 4 (0.48%) HTTP
3 3 (0.36%) INAP
3 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.24%) 3G
4 2 (0.24%) 4G
4 2 (0.24%) ATM
4 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.24%) LAN
4 2 (0.24%) M3UA
4 2 (0.24%) RANAP
4 2 (0.24%) SCCP
4 2 (0.24%) SCTP
4 2 (0.24%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (0.24%) SMPP
4 2 (0.24%) TCAP
4 2 (0.24%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.65%) Big Data
2 16 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.69%) EDRMS
4 12 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.48%) DB2
7 3 (0.36%) DataStage
7 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.12%) MySQL
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 155 (18.67%) Selenium
2 71 (8.55%) HP UFT
3 68 (8.19%) JIRA
4 47 (5.66%) WebDriver
5 41 (4.94%) Cucumber
6 32 (3.86%) LoadRunner
7 31 (3.73%) TestNG
8 28 (3.37%) JUnit
9 22 (2.65%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.05%) Ranorex
10 17 (2.05%) Testopia
11 16 (1.93%) Bugzilla
11 16 (1.93%) Git (software)
11 16 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (1.57%) SilkTest
13 12 (1.45%) JMeter
14 11 (1.33%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.20%) Rational Functional Tester
16 9 (1.08%) RSpec
17 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 311 (37.47%) Finance
2 90 (10.84%) Banking
3 57 (6.87%) Retail
4 53 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.22%) Marketing
6 26 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.65%) Games
8 14 (1.69%) Electronics
9 13 (1.57%) Back Office
10 10 (1.20%) Legal
10 10 (1.20%) Local Government
11 9 (1.08%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.84%) Advertising
12 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.36%) Front Office
15 3 (0.36%) Law
15 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.49%) .NET
2 25 (3.01%) Web Services
3 20 (2.41%) HTML
4 15 (1.81%) XML
5 14 (1.69%) SOAP
6 12 (1.45%) Gherkin
7 11 (1.33%) Middleware
8 10 (1.20%) CSS
9 9 (1.08%) Ajax
10 6 (0.72%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.72%) jQuery
10 6 (0.72%) XBRL
11 5 (0.60%) REST
12 4 (0.48%) HTML5
13 3 (0.36%) CGI
13 3 (0.36%) RESTful
14 2 (0.24%) Apache CXF
14 2 (0.24%) COM
14 2 (0.24%) Flash
14 2 (0.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.01%) Social Media
5 18 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 10 (1.20%) Life Science
9 9 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.08%) User Experience
10 8 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.72%) Fintech
12 5 (0.60%) NHS
12 5 (0.60%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.60%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.48%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.30%) Windows
2 35 (4.22%) Unix
3 26 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (0.24%) AIX
4 2 (0.24%) Android
4 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (37.35%) Test Management
3 302 (36.39%) Test Strategy
4 193 (23.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 185 (22.29%) Test Automation
6 143 (17.23%) Software Testing
7 130 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 124 (14.94%) SDLC
8 124 (14.94%) Test Planning
9 122 (14.70%) Defect Management
10 116 (13.98%) Mentoring
10 116 (13.98%) Non-Functional Testing
11 115 (13.86%) Automated Testing
12 111 (13.37%) Functional Testing
13 101 (12.17%) Test Scripting
14 97 (11.69%) Performance Testing
15 94 (11.33%) Waterfall
16 93 (11.20%) Project Management
17 74 (8.92%) Line Management
17 74 (8.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 103 (12.41%) Java
2 71 (8.55%) SQL
3 70 (8.43%) C#
4 35 (4.22%) C
5 25 (3.01%) Python
6 21 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.29%) Ruby
8 15 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.20%) C++
11 7 (0.84%) VB
11 7 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.72%) Groovy
13 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.36%) PHP
15 2 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 202 (24.34%) ISTQB
2 184 (22.17%) ISEB
3 97 (11.69%) Degree
4 65 (7.83%) Security Cleared
5 49 (5.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 38 (4.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 21 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 20 (2.41%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.24%) CCNA
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CSQA
12 2 (0.24%) HND
12 2 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (35.06%) QA
2 15 (1.81%) GAMP
3 12 (1.45%) SLA
4 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.24%) GMP
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
1 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 95 (11.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (0.24%) Puppet
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 95 (11.45%) HP
2 76 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.06%) SAP
4 27 (3.25%) Oracle
5 16 (1.93%) Capita
6 14 (1.69%) OpenText
6 14 (1.69%) Siebel
7 10 (1.20%) Cognizant
8 7 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.72%) IBM
10 5 (0.60%) Citrix
10 5 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.48%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.48%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (0.48%) VMware
12 3 (0.36%) Informatica
12 3 (0.36%) Rally
12 3 (0.36%) SOASTA, Inc
13 2 (0.24%) Agilent
13 2 (0.24%) Guidewire
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £88,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum Up to £52,000 + Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago