The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 156 161 174
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 10
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -20.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £41,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3592 3896 3742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.61% 94.45% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 3325 3052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Hampshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Southampton -8 10 £40,000 -13.51%
Fareham +9 7 £40,000 -14.89%
Havant - 2 £46,125 -
Aldershot - 2 £62,500 -
Basingstoke +17 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 14 (36.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.68%) Test Management
6 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (21.05%) LoadRunner
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) JMeter
9 5 (13.16%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle
9 5 (13.16%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (21.05%) LoadRunner
3 6 (15.79%) JMeter
4 4 (10.53%) LoadUI
5 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.68%) Test Management
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
9 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 14 (36.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) ISEB
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Capita
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP