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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 173 161 185
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.79% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 17
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £55,000 £67,500
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
3770 3624 4059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.75% 95.07% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 3116 3505
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
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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 -2 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Basingstoke -2 2 £36,000 -31.42%
Gosport - 2 - -
Fareham -5 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Petersfield - 1 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £70,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 23 (51.11%) Test Management
2 20 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
6 10 (22.22%) HP
6 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (20.00%) ISEB
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
9 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.56%) QA
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.33%) TestDirector
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (11.11%) Software Distribution
11 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.11%) Retail
11 5 (11.11%) Capita
12 4 (8.89%) Selenium
12 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Calabash
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) J2ME
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XSL
2 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Statistics
2 1 (2.22%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Test Management
2 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Software Distribution
7 4 (8.89%) System Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
1 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) ISEB
4 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Capita
3 3 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Green Hat
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago