The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Manager
Rank 844 822 835
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 26 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.035% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 35
Average salary £46,000 £69,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.81% +26.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £84,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +19.04%
Testing 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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Testing Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Manager across the England region.

Testing Manager Salary Trend in England

Testing Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in England

Testing 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 Testing Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 -9 12 £81,250 +4.83% 1
East of England -4 5 £45,000 -35.25%
South West - 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -35 2 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
West Midlands +1 1 £51,500 -35.62%
Testing Manager
UK

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 28 (50.91%) QA
2 21 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (29.09%) Degree
4 15 (27.27%) Project Management
5 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
5 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
6 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (20.00%) Finance
7 10 (18.18%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) SQL
7 10 (18.18%) ISEB
7 10 (18.18%) Release Management
7 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.36%) System Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.36%) ITIL
8 9 (16.36%) Change Management
9 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
9 8 (14.55%) LoadRunner
9 8 (14.55%) Banking
9 8 (14.55%) HP
9 8 (14.55%) .NET
9 8 (14.55%) Windows
9 8 (14.55%) Linux
10 7 (12.73%) DB2
10 7 (12.73%) Web Services
10 7 (12.73%) Red Hat

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Redis
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) QADirector
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
3 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
4 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Release Management
6 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.36%) ITIL
6 9 (16.36%) Change Management
6 9 (16.36%) System Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.73%) EAI
8 7 (12.73%) SOA
8 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (18.18%) ISEB
4 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) HP
2 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Remedy
4 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
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