The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 92 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.08% 0.83% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.86% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 9
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1084 1046 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.66% 96.32% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 898 648
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Test Manager
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £65,000 - 1
West Malling - 4 £57,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 18 (75.00%) QA
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (8.33%) e-Health
9 2 (8.33%) Selenium
9 2 (8.33%) SOA
9 2 (8.33%) HP
10 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (4.17%) Borland
10 1 (4.17%) JIRA
10 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) SOA
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Borland
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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