The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 73 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.27% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.85% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
929 1054 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.00% 97.50% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 817 938 1037
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -4 3 £47,500 -
Dover +4 2 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
1 12 (70.59%) Test Management
1 12 (70.59%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) Line Management
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (41.18%) People Management
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Legal

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
1 12 (70.59%) Test Management
1 12 (70.59%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) Line Management
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) People Management
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft