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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 66 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.33% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 0.39% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 7
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
858 1023 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.51% 97.43% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 761 943 777
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 - 10 £50,000 -
Dover - 2 £51,250 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 32 (76.19%) Software Testing
2 29 (69.05%) Test Management
3 28 (66.67%) People Management
4 27 (64.29%) Test Strategy
5 26 (61.90%) Mentoring
6 25 (59.52%) Line Management
6 25 (59.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (57.14%) Project Management
7 24 (57.14%) Supplier Management
8 16 (38.10%) HP
8 16 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (33.33%) ISEB
9 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
11 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (23.81%) HP UFT
11 10 (23.81%) JIRA
11 10 (23.81%) Selenium
12 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
12 8 (19.05%) SDLC
13 7 (16.67%) Banking
14 5 (11.90%) Degree
14 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
14 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
14 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
14 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
15 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
15 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
15 4 (9.52%) 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 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) HP UFT
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Software Testing
2 29 (69.05%) Test Management
3 28 (66.67%) People Management
4 27 (64.29%) Test Strategy
5 26 (61.90%) Mentoring
6 25 (59.52%) Line Management
6 25 (59.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (57.14%) Project Management
7 24 (57.14%) Supplier Management
8 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
9 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (19.05%) SDLC
11 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
11 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
12 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
12 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft