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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 390 367 369
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 693 792 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.72% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 561 609 521
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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 -8 226 £60,000 -7.69% 39
South East +16 155 £52,500 -3.66% 14
Yorkshire +45 96 £50,000 +2.56% 7
North West +8 62 £44,250 -5.85% 8
West Midlands -17 45 £52,500 - 9
South West -14 39 £47,500 +11.76% 8
East of England -35 33 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands -33 25 £45,000 -0.33% 1
Midlands -12 3 £60,000 +17.07%
North East - 1 - - 4
Test Manager
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Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 515 (36.29%) Finance
2 499 (35.17%) Test Management
3 495 (34.88%) Test Strategy
4 456 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 409 (28.82%) QA
6 357 (25.16%) ISEB
7 346 (24.38%) ISTQB
8 310 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 277 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 269 (18.96%) Software Testing
11 208 (14.66%) Banking
12 183 (12.90%) Selenium
13 171 (12.05%) Performance Testing
14 167 (11.77%) HP
15 162 (11.42%) SDLC
16 160 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
17 158 (11.13%) Test Automation
18 154 (10.85%) Degree
19 149 (10.50%) Java
19 149 (10.50%) Project Management
20 145 (10.22%) Microsoft
21 140 (9.87%) Line Management
22 128 (9.02%) System Testing
23 127 (8.95%) Retail
24 123 (8.67%) Test Scripting
25 122 (8.60%) SQL
26 121 (8.53%) PRINCE2
27 118 (8.32%) JIRA
28 114 (8.03%) Mentoring
29 113 (7.96%) LoadRunner

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
2 10 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
2 10 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.63%) ArcGIS
4 8 (0.56%) Apache
5 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.21%) Confluence
7 2 (0.14%) nginx
7 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.14%) JBoss
7 2 (0.14%) Drupal
7 2 (0.14%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.070%) IIS
8 1 (0.070%) CMS
8 1 (0.070%) SAS
8 1 (0.070%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 48 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.03%) MS Office
3 16 (1.13%) MS Project
4 12 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Summit
2 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) BASE24
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.070%) Magento
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.14%) SaaS
2 2 (0.14%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.13%) Internet
2 10 (0.70%) Firewall
3 8 (0.56%) DMZ
3 8 (0.56%) LDAP
3 8 (0.56%) HTTP
4 6 (0.42%) ATM
4 6 (0.42%) Network Security
5 4 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.21%) RTP
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.14%) LAN
7 2 (0.14%) WAN
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless Security
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.070%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.070%) DVB
8 1 (0.070%) xDSL
8 1 (0.070%) ADSL2
8 1 (0.070%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.070%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 11 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 11 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.42%) MS Access
5 5 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.35%) MySQL
6 4 (0.28%) 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%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.070%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 183 (12.90%) Selenium
2 118 (8.32%) JIRA
3 113 (7.96%) LoadRunner
4 90 (6.34%) HP UFT
5 57 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.54%) Visual Studio
8 32 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 31 (2.18%) JMeter
10 28 (1.97%) WebDriver
11 16 (1.13%) MSTest
12 15 (1.06%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.06%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.99%) Rational Performance Tester
14 13 (0.92%) Bugzilla
15 12 (0.85%) Subversion
16 10 (0.70%) FitNesse
17 9 (0.63%) TestDirector
17 9 (0.63%) JUnit
18 8 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 515 (36.29%) Finance
2 208 (14.66%) Banking
3 127 (8.95%) Retail
4 63 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 13 (0.92%) General Ledger
6 13 (0.92%) Local Government
6 13 (0.92%) Legal
7 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 12 (0.85%) Marketing
8 9 (0.63%) Games
8 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.49%) Front Office
9 7 (0.49%) Advertising
10 6 (0.42%) Billing
11 5 (0.35%) Military
11 5 (0.35%) Law
12 4 (0.28%) Publishing
13 3 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.86%) .NET
2 41 (2.89%) HTML
3 33 (2.33%) Web Services
4 29 (2.04%) SOAP
5 21 (1.48%) Middleware
6 19 (1.34%) REST
7 17 (1.20%) XML
7 17 (1.20%) CSS
8 12 (0.85%) RESTful
9 10 (0.70%) Apache Flex
10 9 (0.63%) J2EE
11 8 (0.56%) ODBC
12 7 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.42%) Gherkin
13 6 (0.42%) HTML5
13 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.42%) JSP
14 5 (0.35%) JMX
14 5 (0.35%) JMS
15 4 (0.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 33 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.06%) Derivative
7 14 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (0.92%) Fixed Income
9 11 (0.78%) Statistics
10 9 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.63%) Equities
10 9 (0.63%) Data Conversion
11 7 (0.49%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.42%) User Experience
13 5 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.35%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.35%) EMV
13 5 (0.35%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.28%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 55 (3.88%) Windows
2 39 (2.75%) UNIX
3 34 (2.40%) Linux
4 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.42%) Android
8 2 (0.14%) VMS
9 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.070%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.070%) VME
9 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (35.17%) Test Management
2 495 (34.88%) Test Strategy
3 456 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 277 (19.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 269 (18.96%) Software Testing
7 171 (12.05%) Performance Testing
8 162 (11.42%) SDLC
9 158 (11.13%) Test Automation
10 149 (10.50%) Project Management
11 140 (9.87%) Line Management
12 128 (9.02%) System Testing
13 123 (8.67%) Test Scripting
14 121 (8.53%) PRINCE2
15 114 (8.03%) Mentoring
16 112 (7.89%) Regression Testing
17 105 (7.40%) Scrum
18 104 (7.33%) Automated Testing
19 99 (6.98%) Integration Testing
20 93 (6.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 149 (10.50%) Java
2 122 (8.60%) SQL
3 58 (4.09%) C#
4 35 (2.47%) C
5 25 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.99%) PHP
8 13 (0.92%) C++
9 11 (0.78%) VB
10 9 (0.63%) Ruby
10 9 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.63%) Python
11 6 (0.42%) VBScript
12 5 (0.35%) RPG
13 4 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.14%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.14%) Groovy
15 1 (0.070%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.070%) Scala
Qualifications
1 357 (25.16%) ISEB
2 346 (24.38%) ISTQB
3 154 (10.85%) Degree
4 76 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 41 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (2.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 36 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
9 26 (1.83%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.70%) IBM Certification
13 10 (0.70%) PMP
14 4 (0.28%) CISSP
14 4 (0.28%) HND
14 4 (0.28%) CISA
14 4 (0.28%) CISM
14 4 (0.28%) CEH
15 3 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (28.82%) QA
2 12 (0.85%) FATCA
3 11 (0.78%) SLA
4 8 (0.56%) EMIR
4 8 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.56%) Basel III
4 8 (0.56%) MiFID
5 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.28%) WCAG
8 3 (0.21%) WAI
8 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.070%) XenApp
3 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 160 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.63%) Nessus
2 9 (0.63%) Nmap
3 8 (0.56%) SCCM
4 6 (0.42%) Nagios
4 6 (0.42%) Puppet
5 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.35%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.070%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 167 (11.77%) HP
2 145 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.62%) Oracle
4 46 (3.24%) IBM
5 32 (2.26%) SAP
6 23 (1.62%) Capita
7 16 (1.13%) BEA
8 11 (0.78%) VMware
9 9 (0.63%) ESRI
9 9 (0.63%) Fujitsu
9 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.63%) Coverity
9 9 (0.63%) WorldPay
10 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.49%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.49%) Green Hat
12 5 (0.35%) Murex
12 5 (0.35%) Calypso
13 4 (0.28%) Reuters
13 4 (0.28%) Cognizant
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Highams
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £52000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 - £120K + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday