The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 46 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 41 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.78% 1.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 0
Average salary £75,000 £57,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1030 1046 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.02% 95.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 830 837 815
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 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
(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
Basildon +4 4 £67,500 - 1
Brentwood 0 4 £72,500 - 1
Thurrock - 1 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (50.00%) QA
2 40 (45.45%) HP
3 37 (42.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (42.05%) Performance Testing
4 31 (35.23%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (27.27%) Finance
6 20 (22.73%) ISEB
7 19 (21.59%) Test Management
8 17 (19.32%) Software Testing
9 14 (15.91%) ISTQB
10 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 10 (11.36%) Project Management
11 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.36%) Java
11 10 (11.36%) VisionPLUS
12 9 (10.23%) Banking
12 9 (10.23%) SQL
12 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (9.09%) Apple iOS
13 8 (9.09%) Magento
13 8 (9.09%) JD Edwards
13 8 (9.09%) Middleware
13 8 (9.09%) .NET
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle
13 8 (9.09%) PHP
13 8 (9.09%) SAP
13 8 (9.09%) OO
13 8 (9.09%) CRM
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) VisionPLUS
2 8 (9.09%) Magento
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (6.82%) Temenos T24
4 1 (1.14%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
2 3 (3.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.14%) MSTest
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Middleware
1 8 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 37 (42.05%) Performance Testing
2 19 (21.59%) Test Management
3 17 (19.32%) Software Testing
4 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) CRM
6 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.55%) Workflow
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.41%) Wealth Management
9 3 (3.41%) Load Testing
9 3 (3.41%) Test Planning
10 2 (2.27%) Line Management
10 2 (2.27%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Java
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) PHP
4 4 (4.55%) VBA
5 2 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) ISEB
2 14 (15.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) HP
2 8 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (6.82%) Temenos
4 3 (3.41%) Software AG
5 2 (2.27%) webMethods
6 1 (1.14%) Telerik
6 1 (1.14%) FINEOS
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Guidewire
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits and Bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, bonus, medical, flex bens
Posted: 25 days ago