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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 92 46 85
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 59 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 4.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 4.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 3
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £47,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Basildon -7 1 £52,500 -27.58%
Test Manager
East of England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (47.22%) HP
1 17 (47.22%) Performance Testing
1 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (44.44%) ISEB
3 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
4 12 (33.33%) Degree
5 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
6 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 8 (22.22%) Test Management
8 7 (19.44%) JIRA
9 6 (16.67%) QA
9 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) MSTest
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.11%) C
11 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
12 3 (8.33%) SOAP
12 3 (8.33%) C++
12 3 (8.33%) SQL
12 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 3 (8.33%) Selenium
12 3 (8.33%) Release Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) ATM
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) MSTest
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (2.78%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Performance Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
3 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) Line Management
9 2 (5.56%) Coaching
9 2 (5.56%) DSDM
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) ISEB
2 12 (33.33%) Degree
3 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) HP
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) NCR
4 1 (2.78%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.78%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.78%) Ingenico
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
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Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday