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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 474 435 429
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 453 648 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 366 498 509
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,900 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,223 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
South East +75 142 £55,000 +2.80% 10
London -30 142 £75,000 +15.38% 18
Yorkshire -19 48 £56,000 +12.00% 2
South West -22 31 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North West -27 28 £50,000 +5.26% 6
West Midlands -28 27 £52,500 +10.52% 6
East of England +8 23 £47,000 -21.00% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Midlands +5 1 £65,000 +13.04%
North East +3 1 £40,000 +6.84% 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 378 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (38.76%) Test Strategy
3 323 (35.77%) Test Management
4 320 (35.44%) Finance
5 289 (32.00%) QA
6 187 (20.71%) ISTQB
7 163 (18.05%) ISEB
8 162 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 160 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 155 (17.17%) Software Testing
10 155 (17.17%) Selenium
11 135 (14.95%) SDLC
12 134 (14.84%) HP
13 131 (14.51%) Test Automation
14 130 (14.40%) Mentoring
15 127 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
16 122 (13.51%) Project Management
17 115 (12.74%) Banking
18 112 (12.40%) Degree
19 111 (12.29%) Test Scripting
20 110 (12.18%) Waterfall
21 109 (12.07%) Performance Testing
22 107 (11.85%) Test Planning
23 106 (11.74%) Non-Functional Testing
23 106 (11.74%) Automated Testing
24 105 (11.63%) Functional Testing
25 97 (10.74%) Regression Testing
26 93 (10.30%) Java
26 93 (10.30%) Automation Testing
27 80 (8.86%) Coaching

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 26 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.99%) Confluence
3 6 (0.66%) CICS
3 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.44%) CMS
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.99%) MS Office
3 23 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.77%) MS Project
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.22%) SAP CO
1 11 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 11 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.22%) Maximo
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.89%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.22%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.66%) Internet
2 11 (1.22%) Firewall
3 5 (0.55%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.55%) LAN
3 5 (0.55%) WAN
4 4 (0.44%) SAN
5 3 (0.33%) ATM
6 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.11%) CTI
7 1 (0.11%) GPRS
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) HTTP
7 1 (0.11%) INAP
7 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.11%) ISUP
7 1 (0.11%) SS7
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
7 1 (0.11%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.99%) Data Mining
2 19 (2.10%) Big Data
3 17 (1.88%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.89%) DB2
5 8 (0.89%) EDRMS
6 7 (0.78%) DataStage
7 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.33%) MySQL
9 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 155 (17.17%) Selenium
2 77 (8.53%) HP UFT
3 75 (8.31%) JIRA
4 60 (6.64%) LoadRunner
5 51 (5.65%) Cucumber
6 40 (4.43%) Jenkins
7 26 (2.88%) WebDriver
8 17 (1.88%) JUnit
8 17 (1.88%) Ranorex
9 15 (1.66%) Testopia
10 13 (1.44%) Bugzilla
10 13 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.44%) TestNG
11 12 (1.33%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.22%) FitNesse
12 11 (1.22%) SoapUI
13 10 (1.11%) JMeter
13 10 (1.11%) Robot Framework
14 9 (1.00%) Git (software)
15 6 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 320 (35.44%) Finance
2 115 (12.74%) Banking
3 34 (3.77%) Retail
4 32 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.55%) Back Office
7 14 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.33%) Games
9 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.00%) Legal
11 8 (0.89%) Marketing
12 6 (0.66%) Front Office
12 6 (0.66%) Military
13 5 (0.55%) Advertising
14 4 (0.44%) Electronics
14 4 (0.44%) Law
15 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.43%) .NET
2 31 (3.43%) HTML
3 21 (2.33%) Gherkin
4 18 (1.99%) Middleware
5 16 (1.77%) SOAP
6 15 (1.66%) Web Services
7 14 (1.55%) XML
8 11 (1.22%) HTML5
8 11 (1.22%) XBRL
9 10 (1.11%) Apache CXF
10 8 (0.89%) CSS
11 7 (0.78%) RESTful
12 6 (0.66%) Ajax
13 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.55%) Spring
14 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 3 (0.33%) .NET Framework
15 3 (0.33%) Drools
15 3 (0.33%) Entity Framework
15 3 (0.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 17 (1.88%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.44%) Social Media
5 11 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.11%) Internet of Things
6 10 (1.11%) User Experience
6 10 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.00%) Derivative
7 9 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 8 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.78%) iPad
9 7 (0.78%) Life Science
9 7 (0.78%) Reinsurance
10 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.66%) VSAM
11 4 (0.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.76%) Windows
2 38 (4.21%) Unix
3 29 (3.21%) Linux
4 8 (0.89%) AIX
5 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.22%) Android
6 2 (0.22%) HPUX
6 2 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (38.76%) Test Strategy
3 323 (35.77%) Test Management
4 162 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 160 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 155 (17.17%) Software Testing
7 135 (14.95%) SDLC
8 131 (14.51%) Test Automation
9 130 (14.40%) Mentoring
10 122 (13.51%) Project Management
11 111 (12.29%) Test Scripting
12 110 (12.18%) Waterfall
13 109 (12.07%) Performance Testing
14 107 (11.85%) Test Planning
15 106 (11.74%) Automated Testing
15 106 (11.74%) Non-Functional Testing
16 105 (11.63%) Functional Testing
17 97 (10.74%) Regression Testing
18 93 (10.30%) Automation Testing
19 80 (8.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.30%) Java
2 69 (7.64%) SQL
3 46 (5.09%) C#
4 20 (2.21%) Ruby
5 18 (1.99%) C
6 12 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.78%) VB
11 6 (0.66%) COBOL
11 6 (0.66%) JCL
11 6 (0.66%) Python
12 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.55%) Perl
13 3 (0.33%) C++
13 3 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.11%) PHP
14 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 187 (20.71%) ISTQB
2 163 (18.05%) ISEB
3 112 (12.40%) Degree
4 63 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 52 (5.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 43 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 42 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 38 (4.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 36 (3.99%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.44%) PMP
12 3 (0.33%) CSQA
12 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.22%) HND
13 2 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.11%) ACCA
14 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (32.00%) QA
2 18 (1.99%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) COSO
3 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) GAMP
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) SDET
4 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) BS25999
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) GMP
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 127 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.66%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 134 (14.84%) HP
2 63 (6.98%) SAP
3 57 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.21%) Oracle
5 16 (1.77%) Cognizant
6 13 (1.44%) Murex
7 10 (1.11%) Citrix
7 10 (1.11%) IBM
8 8 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.89%) OpenText
8 8 (0.89%) Siebel
9 7 (0.78%) Capita
9 7 (0.78%) Informatica
10 6 (0.66%) Dell
11 5 (0.55%) Guidewire
11 5 (0.55%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.44%) SOASTA, Inc
13 3 (0.33%) FINEOS
13 3 (0.33%) hybris
13 3 (0.33%) TOWER Software
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Free Parking, Pension, Career Develo
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-90,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + possible remote work
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Car or Car Allowance + bonus (Circa £65,0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 22 days ago