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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 54 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 35 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.98% 1.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 0
Average salary £75,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1119 1093 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.15% 95.96% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 956 903 985
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 £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 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
Basildon - 4 £57,500 - 1
Brentwood +5 2 - -
Thurrock - 2 - -
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 41 (44.57%) HP
2 38 (41.30%) QA
2 38 (41.30%) Performance Testing
3 37 (40.22%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (40.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (28.26%) Finance
5 18 (19.57%) Test Management
6 16 (17.39%) ISEB
7 12 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 12 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 12 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.96%) VisionPLUS
9 10 (10.87%) Java
9 10 (10.87%) SQL
9 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.78%) OO
10 9 (9.78%) CRM
10 9 (9.78%) PHP
10 9 (9.78%) .NET
10 9 (9.78%) Oracle
10 9 (9.78%) SAP
10 9 (9.78%) JD Edwards
10 9 (9.78%) Middleware
10 9 (9.78%) Marketing
10 9 (9.78%) Oracle CRM
10 9 (9.78%) Apple iOS
10 9 (9.78%) Magento
11 8 (8.70%) Banking
11 8 (8.70%) Degree
11 8 (8.70%) Project Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (9.78%) Magento
3 6 (6.52%) Temenos T24
4 1 (1.09%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Marketing
3 8 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Performance Testing
2 37 (40.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (19.57%) Test Management
4 12 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 12 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.78%) OO
6 9 (9.78%) CRM
7 8 (8.70%) Project Management
8 5 (5.43%) Load Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.17%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.17%) System Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) Java
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) PHP
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) ISEB
2 12 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (41.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (40.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) HP
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) SAP
2 9 (9.78%) JD Edwards
3 6 (6.52%) Temenos
4 4 (4.35%) Software AG
5 2 (2.17%) webMethods
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) FINEOS
6 1 (1.09%) Telerik
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.09%) Guidewire
Basildon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago