The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 59 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 52 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.68% 0.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 0
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1350 939 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.47% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 827 1129
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Essex

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Essex

Test Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 7 £72,500 -
Chelmsford -7 6 £60,000 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £73,750 -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (43.75%) HP
2 26 (40.63%) Finance
3 25 (39.06%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (35.94%) Performance Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (23.44%) ISEB
6 15 (23.44%) Degree
7 14 (21.88%) QA
8 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
9 11 (17.19%) Test Management
9 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
10 10 (15.63%) Load Testing
11 8 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
12 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.38%) Temenos T24
13 6 (9.38%) Temenos
14 5 (7.81%) JD Edwards
14 5 (7.81%) Middleware
14 5 (7.81%) Oracle CRM
14 5 (7.81%) CRM
14 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.81%) Java
14 5 (7.81%) PHP
14 5 (7.81%) SQL
14 5 (7.81%) .NET
14 5 (7.81%) Oracle
14 5 (7.81%) SAP
14 5 (7.81%) OO
14 5 (7.81%) Security Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
2 6 (9.38%) Temenos T24
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (7.81%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Performance Testing
2 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.19%) Test Management
4 10 (15.63%) Load Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.81%) CRM
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) OO
6 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.13%) System Testing
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.13%) Analytics
8 2 (3.13%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
1 5 (7.81%) PHP
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) ISEB
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) HP
2 6 (9.38%) Temenos
3 5 (7.81%) JD Edwards
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) SAP
4 4 (6.25%) Software AG
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago