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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 385 386 373
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 672 765 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 547 604 501
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 218 £60,000 -11.11% 28
South East +17 160 £52,500 - 11
Yorkshire +55 93 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West +32 56 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East of England -17 47 £65,000 +4.00% 2
West Midlands -8 40 £47,500 -9.52% 5
South West -13 28 £52,750 +17.22% 4
East Midlands -30 27 £47,000 +8.79% 2
Midlands -6 1 £67,500 +42.10%
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 482 (35.76%) Test Management
2 480 (35.61%) Finance
3 457 (33.90%) Test Strategy
4 415 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
5 395 (29.30%) ISEB
6 372 (27.60%) QA
7 363 (26.93%) ISTQB
8 308 (22.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 279 (20.70%) Software Testing
10 263 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 210 (15.58%) Banking
12 183 (13.58%) HP
13 170 (12.61%) HP Quality Center
14 167 (12.39%) Selenium
15 164 (12.17%) Performance Testing
16 159 (11.80%) Retail
17 152 (11.28%) Project Management
18 136 (10.09%) PRINCE2
19 135 (10.01%) Degree
20 131 (9.72%) LoadRunner
21 130 (9.64%) Test Automation
22 128 (9.50%) Line Management
23 126 (9.35%) System Testing
24 122 (9.05%) SDLC
25 118 (8.75%) Java
26 115 (8.53%) SQL
27 113 (8.38%) Mentoring
28 103 (7.64%) Test Scripting
29 102 (7.57%) Scrum
30 100 (7.42%) Microsoft

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (0.82%) WebSphere
2 10 (0.74%) Apache
3 9 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (0.59%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.15%) Drupal
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.074%) CMS
8 1 (0.074%) IIS
8 1 (0.074%) JBoss
8 1 (0.074%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 36 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.30%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) MS Project
4 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) Summit
2 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.22%) BASE24
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.074%) Magento
7 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.074%) SaaS
3 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.67%) Firewall
1 9 (0.67%) Internet
2 8 (0.59%) LDAP
2 8 (0.59%) HTTP
2 8 (0.59%) DMZ
3 6 (0.45%) ATM
4 4 (0.30%) Network Security
5 3 (0.22%) WAN
5 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.22%) LAN
6 2 (0.15%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.15%) RTP
6 2 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.074%) SMPP
7 1 (0.074%) TCAP
7 1 (0.074%) ISUP
7 1 (0.074%) INAP
7 1 (0.074%) H.323
7 1 (0.074%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.074%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.45%) MS Access
5 4 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.30%) MySQL
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.15%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.074%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.074%) Big Data
7 1 (0.074%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 167 (12.39%) Selenium
2 131 (9.72%) LoadRunner
3 96 (7.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 94 (6.97%) JIRA
5 43 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (3.12%) Cucumber
7 37 (2.74%) JMeter
8 31 (2.30%) Visual Studio
9 29 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.78%) Rational Performance Tester
11 21 (1.56%) WebDriver
12 17 (1.26%) MSTest
12 17 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.89%) Subversion
14 11 (0.82%) Bugzilla
14 11 (0.82%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.82%) FitNesse
15 9 (0.67%) TestDirector
15 9 (0.67%) Hudson
16 8 (0.59%) LoadUI
General
1 480 (35.61%) Finance
2 210 (15.58%) Banking
3 159 (11.80%) Retail
4 51 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 20 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.26%) Retail Banking
9 13 (0.96%) General Ledger
10 11 (0.82%) Local Government
10 11 (0.82%) Marketing
11 10 (0.74%) Legal
11 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.52%) Billing
13 6 (0.45%) Games
14 5 (0.37%) Military
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Advertising
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.38%) .NET
2 31 (2.30%) Web Services
3 28 (2.08%) HTML
4 24 (1.78%) Middleware
5 17 (1.26%) SOAP
6 11 (0.82%) XML
6 11 (0.82%) REST
7 10 (0.74%) Apache Flex
7 10 (0.74%) RESTful
8 9 (0.67%) CSS
8 9 (0.67%) J2EE
9 8 (0.59%) ODBC
10 5 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.30%) WPF
12 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.22%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.15%) WCF
13 2 (0.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.37%) Statistics
5 27 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 26 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 9 (0.67%) Derivative
8 8 (0.59%) SWIFT
8 8 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.52%) Data Conversion
10 6 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.45%) Equities
11 5 (0.37%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.37%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.30%) DTCC
12 4 (0.30%) Blog
12 4 (0.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.26%) Windows
2 37 (2.74%) UNIX
3 24 (1.78%) Linux
4 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.45%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.074%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (35.76%) Test Management
2 457 (33.90%) Test Strategy
3 415 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (22.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 279 (20.70%) Software Testing
6 263 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 164 (12.17%) Performance Testing
8 152 (11.28%) Project Management
9 136 (10.09%) PRINCE2
10 130 (9.64%) Test Automation
11 128 (9.50%) Line Management
12 126 (9.35%) System Testing
13 122 (9.05%) SDLC
14 113 (8.38%) Mentoring
15 103 (7.64%) Test Scripting
16 102 (7.57%) Scrum
17 97 (7.20%) Integration Testing
17 97 (7.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 96 (7.12%) Automated Testing
19 92 (6.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 118 (8.75%) Java
2 115 (8.53%) SQL
3 58 (4.30%) C#
4 27 (2.00%) C
5 20 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 16 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.11%) C++
8 13 (0.96%) PHP
9 11 (0.82%) VB
9 11 (0.82%) Python
9 11 (0.82%) Ruby
10 9 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.52%) VBScript
12 5 (0.37%) RPG
13 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.22%) Scala
15 2 (0.15%) Korn
15 2 (0.15%) VBA
16 1 (0.074%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.074%) Perl
Qualifications
1 395 (29.30%) ISEB
2 363 (26.93%) ISTQB
3 135 (10.01%) Degree
4 61 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 48 (3.56%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.04%) ISEB Practitioner
7 28 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 26 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 21 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.74%) PMP
14 9 (0.67%) IBM Certification
15 4 (0.30%) CEH
15 4 (0.30%) CISSP
15 4 (0.30%) CISA
15 4 (0.30%) CISM
16 3 (0.22%) CSQA
17 2 (0.15%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (27.60%) QA
2 15 (1.11%) FATCA
3 11 (0.82%) Basel III
3 11 (0.82%) MiFID
3 11 (0.82%) EMIR
3 11 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.59%) SLA
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) WAI
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 170 (12.61%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.15%) cPanel
3 2 (0.15%) Nmap
3 2 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 183 (13.58%) HP
2 100 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 99 (7.34%) Oracle
4 54 (4.01%) IBM
5 41 (3.04%) SAP
6 16 (1.19%) Capita
7 14 (1.04%) BEA
8 10 (0.74%) VMware
9 9 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.59%) Fujitsu
10 8 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.59%) ESRI
10 8 (0.59%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.52%) Green Hat
11 7 (0.52%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.45%) Murex
12 6 (0.45%) ATG
13 5 (0.37%) Calypso
13 5 (0.37%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.30%) Reuters
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-90,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + Exc.Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Highams
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago