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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 490 415 403
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 464 682 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 368 539 585
Median salary £56,000 £53,277 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% -3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
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 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -9 178 £67,500 +12.50% 9
South East +5 131 £55,000 +4.76% 15
West Midlands -12 40 £52,000 +9.47% 5
Yorkshire -36 33 £56,000 +12.00% 6
North West -23 29 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -3 26 £47,500 -5.66% 8
East of England +24 14 £50,000 -7.74% 2
East Midlands -2 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 357 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (39.29%) Test Management
3 336 (38.71%) Test Strategy
4 309 (35.60%) Finance
5 301 (34.68%) QA
6 192 (22.12%) ISTQB
7 188 (21.66%) ISEB
8 186 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 176 (20.28%) Test Automation
10 158 (18.20%) Selenium
11 155 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 138 (15.90%) Software Testing
13 127 (14.63%) Mentoring
14 123 (14.17%) Automated Testing
15 122 (14.06%) Functional Testing
16 119 (13.71%) Non-Functional Testing
16 119 (13.71%) Test Planning
17 115 (13.25%) Project Management
18 111 (12.79%) Degree
19 108 (12.44%) SDLC
20 105 (12.10%) Test Scripting
21 103 (11.87%) HP
22 100 (11.52%) Performance Testing
22 100 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
23 99 (11.41%) Java
24 94 (10.83%) Regression Testing
25 93 (10.71%) Defect Management
26 91 (10.48%) Banking
26 91 (10.48%) Waterfall
27 77 (8.87%) HP UFT

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 18 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.50%) Confluence
3 4 (0.46%) CMS
4 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.12%) CICS
5 1 (0.12%) Drupal
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (5.30%) MS Office
2 44 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.53%) MS Project
5 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.96%) Internet
2 9 (1.04%) Firewall
3 5 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.58%) LAN
3 5 (0.58%) WAN
4 3 (0.35%) HTTP
4 3 (0.35%) INAP
4 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.23%) 3G
5 2 (0.23%) 4G
5 2 (0.23%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) M3UA
5 2 (0.23%) RANAP
5 2 (0.23%) SAN
5 2 (0.23%) SCTP
5 2 (0.23%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (0.23%) SMPP
5 2 (0.23%) TCAP
5 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.34%) Data Mining
2 25 (2.88%) Big Data
3 15 (1.73%) EDRMS
4 14 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.58%) DB2
7 4 (0.46%) DataStage
8 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 158 (18.20%) Selenium
2 77 (8.87%) HP UFT
3 71 (8.18%) JIRA
4 57 (6.57%) Cucumber
5 41 (4.72%) LoadRunner
6 40 (4.61%) WebDriver
7 37 (4.26%) Jenkins
8 26 (3.00%) TestNG
9 23 (2.65%) JUnit
10 15 (1.73%) Testopia
11 14 (1.61%) SilkTest
11 14 (1.61%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.50%) Bugzilla
12 13 (1.50%) JMeter
12 13 (1.50%) Ranorex
13 11 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
14 9 (1.04%) Git (software)
14 9 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.92%) RSpec
16 7 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 309 (35.60%) Finance
2 91 (10.48%) Banking
3 48 (5.53%) Retail
4 44 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.88%) Marketing
6 24 (2.76%) Games
7 23 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.53%) Back Office
9 14 (1.61%) Electronics
10 13 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.04%) Legal
12 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.81%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Military
13 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.26%) .NET
2 30 (3.46%) HTML
3 25 (2.88%) Web Services
4 22 (2.53%) XML
5 21 (2.42%) Gherkin
6 19 (2.19%) SOAP
7 14 (1.61%) Middleware
8 13 (1.50%) CSS
9 11 (1.27%) XBRL
10 7 (0.81%) Ajax
11 6 (0.69%) Apache CXF
11 6 (0.69%) jQuery
12 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.35%) HTML5
12 3 (0.35%) RESTful
13 2 (0.23%) CGI
13 2 (0.23%) Flash
13 2 (0.23%) Qt
13 2 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.11%) Data Centre
3 22 (2.53%) Social Media
4 18 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.73%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.50%) Internet of Things
8 11 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.27%) User Experience
8 11 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.15%) Life Science
10 9 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.69%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.46%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.46%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.35%) Fintech
14 3 (0.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.11%) Windows
2 46 (5.30%) Unix
3 33 (3.80%) Linux
4 6 (0.69%) AIX
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.23%) Android
6 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.23%) HPUX
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (39.29%) Test Management
3 336 (38.71%) Test Strategy
4 186 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 176 (20.28%) Test Automation
6 155 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 138 (15.90%) Software Testing
8 127 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 123 (14.17%) Automated Testing
10 122 (14.06%) Functional Testing
11 119 (13.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 119 (13.71%) Test Planning
12 115 (13.25%) Project Management
13 108 (12.44%) SDLC
14 105 (12.10%) Test Scripting
15 100 (11.52%) Performance Testing
16 94 (10.83%) Regression Testing
17 93 (10.71%) Defect Management
18 91 (10.48%) Waterfall
19 74 (8.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (11.41%) Java
2 70 (8.06%) SQL
3 50 (5.76%) C#
4 27 (3.11%) C
5 22 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.53%) Python
5 22 (2.53%) Ruby
6 12 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.04%) VB
9 7 (0.81%) C++
10 6 (0.69%) Groovy
11 5 (0.58%) Perl
12 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.12%) COBOL
14 1 (0.12%) JCL
14 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 192 (22.12%) ISTQB
2 188 (21.66%) ISEB
3 111 (12.79%) Degree
4 60 (6.91%) Security Cleared
5 47 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 44 (5.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 42 (4.84%) SC Cleared
8 30 (3.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 26 (3.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.46%) PMP
12 3 (0.35%) CSQA
12 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CISM
13 1 (0.12%) CISSP
13 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.12%) HNC
13 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (34.68%) QA
2 13 (1.50%) SLA
3 10 (1.15%) GAMP
4 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GMP
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 100 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 103 (11.87%) HP
2 70 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.76%) SAP
4 31 (3.57%) Oracle
5 15 (1.73%) Cognizant
5 15 (1.73%) OpenText
5 15 (1.73%) Siebel
6 12 (1.38%) Capita
7 7 (0.81%) IBM
8 6 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.46%) Dell
9 4 (0.46%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.46%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (0.46%) Informatica
9 4 (0.46%) VMware
10 3 (0.35%) EMC
10 3 (0.35%) Rally
10 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.35%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (0.35%) TOWER Software
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £50000.0 - £60000.0 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £85,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 19 days ago