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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 369 386 361
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 716 627 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 505 480 550
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £42,259
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -4 234 £62,500 -3.84% 28
South East +52 166 £52,000 +0.97% 15
East of England -4 75 £45,000 -14.69% 5
North West -23 72 £57,500 +27.77% 5
South West +15 55 £50,000 +16.95% 12
East Midlands +21 50 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire -29 50 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands -42 20 £52,500 - 3
Midlands +8 1 - - 1
Test Manager
UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 625 (41.17%) Finance
2 561 (36.96%) Test Management
3 529 (34.85%) Test Strategy
4 449 (29.58%) QA
5 447 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
6 404 (26.61%) ISEB
7 384 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 331 (21.81%) Software Testing
9 319 (21.01%) ISTQB
10 312 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 226 (14.89%) Banking
12 212 (13.97%) HP
13 208 (13.70%) Performance Testing
14 206 (13.57%) SQL
15 193 (12.71%) HP Quality Center
16 163 (10.74%) Security Cleared
17 159 (10.47%) Project Management
18 157 (10.34%) Scrum
18 157 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
19 155 (10.21%) Selenium
20 146 (9.62%) Test Automation
21 145 (9.55%) Retail
22 143 (9.42%) Line Management
23 129 (8.50%) Automated Testing
24 125 (8.23%) Test Planning
25 121 (7.97%) Degree
25 121 (7.97%) Waterfall
26 118 (7.77%) Test Scripting
27 110 (7.25%) Risk Management
28 106 (6.98%) UNIX

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 34 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (0.53%) IIS
4 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.33%) CICS
6 4 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.26%) Lync
6 4 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.20%) Confluence
7 3 (0.20%) SAS
8 2 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.066%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.066%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.066%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.066%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.65%) MS Office
3 16 (1.05%) MS Project
4 10 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (0.26%) Summit
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.066%) BASE24
7 1 (0.066%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.066%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.46%) SaaS
3 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.066%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.066%) PaaS
4 1 (0.066%) Heroku
4 1 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.45%) Internet
2 13 (0.86%) MVNO
3 9 (0.59%) LTE
3 9 (0.59%) 3G
3 9 (0.59%) Broadband
3 9 (0.59%) GGSN
3 9 (0.59%) SGSN
4 6 (0.40%) SMS
4 6 (0.40%) 4G
4 6 (0.40%) TETRA
5 5 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.33%) Wireless
6 4 (0.26%) NFC
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.066%) LAN
8 1 (0.066%) FTP
8 1 (0.066%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.066%) SAN
8 1 (0.066%) DVB
8 1 (0.066%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.83%) DB2
2 43 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.17%) DataStage
5 33 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 33 (2.17%) SQLPlus
6 32 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
7 27 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 15 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.59%) MySQL
10 6 (0.40%) Big Data
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 157 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 155 (10.21%) Selenium
3 71 (4.68%) LoadRunner
4 61 (4.02%) JIRA
5 47 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (2.24%) Toad
7 33 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 30 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.98%) JMeter
9 29 (1.91%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.52%) TestDirector
11 17 (1.12%) SilkPerformer
12 14 (0.92%) JUnit
13 12 (0.79%) Subversion
13 12 (0.79%) FitNesse
13 12 (0.79%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.72%) NeoLoad
14 11 (0.72%) Capybara
14 11 (0.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 625 (41.17%) Finance
2 226 (14.89%) Banking
3 145 (9.55%) Retail
4 104 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 57 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.57%) Advertising
7 25 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 23 (1.52%) Back Office
9 21 (1.38%) Local Government
10 20 (1.32%) Billing
11 18 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.99%) Marketing
13 13 (0.86%) Publishing
14 12 (0.79%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.72%) Games
16 10 (0.66%) Front Office
17 9 (0.59%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.53%) Legal
19 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.96%) .NET
2 39 (2.57%) Web Services
3 26 (1.71%) HTML
4 20 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.25%) XML
6 15 (0.99%) Middleware
7 13 (0.86%) CSS
8 12 (0.79%) RESTful
9 11 (0.72%) jQuery
9 11 (0.72%) SOAP
10 10 (0.66%) WCF
11 9 (0.59%) LINQ
11 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (0.59%) CSS3
12 8 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (0.40%) REST
14 5 (0.33%) LAMP
15 4 (0.26%) Django
15 4 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (2.64%) Mainframe
3 36 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.98%) Statistics
6 27 (1.78%) Open Source
7 26 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.45%) User Experience
8 22 (1.45%) Derivative
9 18 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.66%) Smart Meter
13 9 (0.59%) Equities
14 7 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.40%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.33%) E-Learning
16 5 (0.33%) GIS
17 4 (0.26%) EPoS
17 4 (0.26%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 106 (6.98%) UNIX
2 78 (5.14%) Windows
3 62 (4.08%) Linux
4 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.05%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.46%) Solaris
9 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.26%) Android
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.066%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (36.96%) Test Management
2 529 (34.85%) Test Strategy
3 447 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
4 384 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 331 (21.81%) Software Testing
6 312 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 208 (13.70%) Performance Testing
8 159 (10.47%) Project Management
9 157 (10.34%) Scrum
10 146 (9.62%) Test Automation
11 143 (9.42%) Line Management
12 129 (8.50%) Automated Testing
13 125 (8.23%) Test Planning
14 121 (7.97%) Waterfall
15 118 (7.77%) Test Scripting
16 110 (7.25%) Risk Management
17 100 (6.59%) Mentoring
18 95 (6.26%) ITIL
19 92 (6.06%) Migration
20 90 (5.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 206 (13.57%) SQL
2 90 (5.93%) Java
3 43 (2.83%) C#
4 35 (2.31%) PL/SQL
5 23 (1.52%) Python
6 18 (1.19%) VBA
7 17 (1.12%) VBScript
8 15 (0.99%) VB
9 14 (0.92%) C
10 13 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.66%) C++
12 10 (0.66%) PHP
12 10 (0.66%) R
13 9 (0.59%) Perl
13 9 (0.59%) Ruby
14 6 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.20%) Korn
17 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 404 (26.61%) ISEB
2 319 (21.01%) ISTQB
3 163 (10.74%) Security Cleared
4 121 (7.97%) Degree
5 97 (6.39%) SC Cleared
6 81 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 60 (3.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 22 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 21 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.38%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.59%) CCNP
10 9 (0.59%) CCNA
10 9 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.26%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) CISA
12 2 (0.13%) CISM
12 2 (0.13%) CEH
13 1 (0.066%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.066%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (29.58%) QA
2 28 (1.84%) SLA
3 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.13%) Basel II
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) Basel III
7 1 (0.066%) FATCA
7 1 (0.066%) EMIR
7 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.066%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (0.99%) VMware ESX
2 11 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.066%) vSphere
5 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 193 (12.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 212 (13.97%) HP
2 102 (6.72%) Oracle
3 73 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 46 (3.03%) SAP
5 36 (2.37%) Business Objects
6 35 (2.31%) Cognos
7 33 (2.17%) VMware
7 33 (2.17%) Capita
8 17 (1.12%) IBM
9 14 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.53%) Murex
10 8 (0.53%) SOASTA, Inc
11 7 (0.46%) Fujitsu
12 6 (0.40%) Cisco
13 5 (0.33%) NetApp
14 4 (0.26%) Citrix
14 4 (0.26%) Software AG
14 4 (0.26%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.26%) Remedy
14 4 (0.26%) Charles River
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago