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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 379 382 394
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 641 643 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 491 489 443
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -78 216 £60,000 - 23
South East +5 139 £55,000 +10.00% 21
East of England +57 76 £52,500 +9.37% 1
South West +24 62 £45,000 -14.28% 5
North West +9 49 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +5 40 £46,000 -14.81% 10
West Midlands -25 27 £47,500 -7.31% 8
East Midlands +3 23 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 520 (38.98%) Finance
2 513 (38.46%) Test Management
3 456 (34.18%) Test Strategy
4 423 (31.71%) ISEB
5 403 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
6 389 (29.16%) ISTQB
7 344 (25.79%) QA
8 295 (22.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 279 (20.91%) Software Testing
10 256 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 236 (17.69%) Banking
12 203 (15.22%) HP
13 188 (14.09%) Retail
14 186 (13.94%) HP Quality Center
15 164 (12.29%) Performance Testing
16 143 (10.72%) Selenium
17 134 (10.04%) Project Management
18 132 (9.90%) SQL
19 130 (9.75%) Degree
19 130 (9.75%) Mentoring
20 123 (9.22%) Line Management
21 117 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
22 116 (8.70%) Scrum
23 113 (8.47%) Test Automation
23 113 (8.47%) System Testing
24 110 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
25 108 (8.10%) PRINCE2
26 104 (7.80%) Test Scripting
27 103 (7.72%) Test Planning
28 102 (7.65%) Waterfall

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (0.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (0.22%) Lync
3 3 (0.22%) Apache
4 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.15%) Drupal
5 1 (0.075%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.075%) SAS
5 1 (0.075%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 46 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.20%) MS Office
3 10 (0.75%) MS Project
4 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (0.45%) Summit
5 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.075%) Magento
8 1 (0.075%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.075%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.075%) BASE24
8 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.075%) SaaS
2 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.67%) MVNO
2 5 (0.37%) 4G
2 5 (0.37%) TETRA
3 4 (0.30%) Internet
4 3 (0.22%) Wireless
4 3 (0.22%) Network Security
5 2 (0.15%) HTTP
5 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.15%) ATM
5 2 (0.15%) LAN
5 2 (0.15%) WAN
6 1 (0.075%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.075%) DHCP
6 1 (0.075%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.075%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.075%) RTP
6 1 (0.075%) SS7
6 1 (0.075%) SMPP
6 1 (0.075%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (1.20%) SQLPlus
4 15 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 13 (0.97%) DataStage
6 13 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (0.97%) DB2
6 13 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
6 13 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.60%) MySQL
9 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.22%) MS Access
12 2 (0.15%) Big Data
13 1 (0.075%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 143 (10.72%) Selenium
2 117 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 100 (7.50%) LoadRunner
3 100 (7.50%) JIRA
4 50 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 37 (2.77%) JMeter
7 31 (2.32%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.95%) Rational Performance Tester
9 25 (1.87%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.57%) FitNesse
11 19 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 18 (1.35%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.27%) Toad
14 12 (0.90%) MSTest
15 10 (0.75%) TestDirector
15 10 (0.75%) SpecFlow
16 9 (0.67%) JUnit
16 9 (0.67%) Bugzilla
17 7 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 520 (38.98%) Finance
2 236 (17.69%) Banking
3 188 (14.09%) Retail
4 76 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.92%) Aerospace
5 39 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 20 (1.50%) Billing
9 19 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.05%) Games
11 13 (0.97%) Marketing
12 12 (0.90%) Legal
13 11 (0.82%) Advertising
13 11 (0.82%) Automotive
14 9 (0.67%) Publishing
14 9 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.60%) Local Government
15 8 (0.60%) Law
16 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.00%) Web Services
2 37 (2.77%) .NET
3 19 (1.42%) Middleware
4 13 (0.97%) HTML
5 12 (0.90%) SOAP
6 9 (0.67%) Apache Flex
7 7 (0.52%) REST
7 7 (0.52%) XML
8 4 (0.30%) CSS
8 4 (0.30%) RESTful
9 3 (0.22%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.22%) Flash
10 2 (0.15%) XMPP
10 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.075%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (3.15%) Statistics
3 30 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 26 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 21 (1.57%) Open Source
6 20 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 18 (1.35%) Derivative
8 17 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.82%) User Experience
11 8 (0.60%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.60%) E-Learning
12 7 (0.52%) EPoS
13 6 (0.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (0.37%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.30%) FMCG
15 4 (0.30%) DTCC
15 4 (0.30%) PMI
15 4 (0.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (3.00%) Linux
2 39 (2.92%) UNIX
3 32 (2.40%) Windows
4 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.37%) Android
7 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.075%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (38.46%) Test Management
2 456 (34.18%) Test Strategy
3 403 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (22.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 279 (20.91%) Software Testing
6 256 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 164 (12.29%) Performance Testing
8 134 (10.04%) Project Management
9 130 (9.75%) Mentoring
10 123 (9.22%) Line Management
11 116 (8.70%) Scrum
12 113 (8.47%) System Testing
12 113 (8.47%) Test Automation
13 108 (8.10%) PRINCE2
14 104 (7.80%) Test Scripting
15 103 (7.72%) Test Planning
16 102 (7.65%) Waterfall
17 101 (7.57%) Automated Testing
18 80 (6.00%) Integration Testing
19 75 (5.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 132 (9.90%) SQL
2 66 (4.95%) Java
3 38 (2.85%) C#
4 20 (1.50%) C
4 20 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 16 (1.20%) Python
6 13 (0.97%) Ruby
7 12 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 10 (0.75%) VBScript
8 10 (0.75%) PHP
9 9 (0.67%) C++
10 8 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.60%) R
11 6 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.22%) RPG
14 3 (0.22%) Scala
15 2 (0.15%) Perl
15 2 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 423 (31.71%) ISEB
2 389 (29.16%) ISTQB
3 130 (9.75%) Degree
4 99 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 50 (3.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 48 (3.60%) Security Cleared
7 39 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 24 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 21 (1.57%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (1.05%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.90%) VCP4
13 10 (0.75%) PMP
14 4 (0.30%) CSQA
15 3 (0.22%) CISSP
15 3 (0.22%) CISA
15 3 (0.22%) CISM
15 3 (0.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (25.79%) QA
2 14 (1.05%) FATCA
3 12 (0.90%) SLA
4 10 (0.75%) MiFID
4 10 (0.75%) EMIR
4 10 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.75%) Basel III
5 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) WAI
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.075%) vSphere
3 1 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 186 (13.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.22%) cPanel
3 2 (0.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.075%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 203 (15.22%) HP
2 77 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.25%) Oracle
4 46 (3.45%) SAP
5 45 (3.37%) IBM
6 16 (1.20%) VMware
6 16 (1.20%) Capita
7 14 (1.05%) Cognos
7 14 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 13 (0.97%) Murex
9 11 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.60%) Green Hat
11 7 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.52%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.37%) ATG
12 5 (0.37%) Calypso
13 4 (0.30%) Adobe
14 3 (0.22%) Remedy
14 3 (0.22%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.22%) Huawei
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