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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 45 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 40 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.67% 2.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 0
Average salary £75,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
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
1038 1034 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.14% 95.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 847 843 868
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 £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +9 5 £62,500 - 2
Brentwood -1 3 - - 1
Thurrock - 2 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 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 (45.36%) QA
2 40 (41.24%) HP
3 37 (38.14%) Performance Testing
4 36 (37.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (35.05%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (27.84%) Finance
7 19 (19.59%) ISEB
7 19 (19.59%) Test Management
8 16 (16.49%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.40%) ISTQB
9 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
10 11 (11.34%) Java
10 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.34%) VisionPLUS
10 11 (11.34%) Project Management
11 10 (10.31%) SQL
12 9 (9.28%) PHP
12 9 (9.28%) .NET
12 9 (9.28%) Oracle
12 9 (9.28%) SAP
12 9 (9.28%) OO
12 9 (9.28%) JD Edwards
12 9 (9.28%) Middleware
12 9 (9.28%) CRM
12 9 (9.28%) Oracle CRM
12 9 (9.28%) Banking
12 9 (9.28%) Marketing
12 9 (9.28%) Magento
12 9 (9.28%) Apple iOS
13 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (9.28%) Magento
3 6 (6.19%) Temenos T24
4 1 (1.03%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.09%) Selenium
3 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
1 9 (9.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Performance Testing
2 36 (37.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (19.59%) Test Management
4 16 (16.49%) Software Testing
5 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
6 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.34%) Project Management
7 9 (9.28%) OO
7 9 (9.28%) CRM
8 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Load Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.12%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.09%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.09%) Test Planning
12 2 (2.06%) Line Management
12 2 (2.06%) Analytics
12 2 (2.06%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) Java
2 10 (10.31%) SQL
3 9 (9.28%) PHP
4 2 (2.06%) VBA
4 2 (2.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) ISEB
2 13 (13.40%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (45.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 34 (35.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) HP
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) SAP
2 9 (9.28%) JD Edwards
3 6 (6.19%) Temenos
4 4 (4.12%) Software AG
5 2 (2.06%) webMethods
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) Telerik
6 1 (1.03%) FINEOS
6 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, bonus, medical, flex bens
Posted: 8 days ago