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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Manager
Rank 857 803 842
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 23 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.046% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 41
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.43%
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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
East of England -18 6 £45,000 -35.25%
South West -22 6 £39,500 +21.53%
London -10 5 £79,000 -4.24%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -33 2 £35,000 -46.15%
West Midlands -7 1 £51,500 +14.44%
Testing Manager
UK

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (58.00%) QA
2 20 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Line Management
5 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 13 (26.00%) Project Management
8 12 (24.00%) Degree
8 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
9 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.00%) ISEB
11 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
11 9 (18.00%) Scrum
11 9 (18.00%) Banking
11 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (18.00%) System Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Java
12 8 (16.00%) SQL
12 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
13 7 (14.00%) ITIL
13 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
13 7 (14.00%) HP
13 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
13 7 (14.00%) Retail
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) Release Management
13 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (12.00%) .NET

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) QADirector
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Online Games
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Line Management
4 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Project Management
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.00%) System Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
8 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Release Management
10 7 (14.00%) ITIL
10 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.00%) Change Management
11 6 (12.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (20.00%) ISEB
4 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) HP
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow