The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1123 1155 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.64% 94.59% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1024 654
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 Kent

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects