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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Kent
Rank 58 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 27 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.33% 1.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 1.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 0
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
792 1020 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.54% 97.51% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 632 906 967
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Dover - 9 £47,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 28 (54.90%) Software Testing
1 28 (54.90%) People Management
2 27 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (50.98%) Test Strategy
3 26 (50.98%) Mentoring
4 25 (49.02%) Line Management
4 25 (49.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (49.02%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (49.02%) HP
5 24 (47.06%) Test Management
5 24 (47.06%) Process Improvement
6 23 (45.10%) Supplier Management
7 22 (43.14%) Project Management
8 19 (37.25%) LoadRunner
9 16 (31.37%) JIRA
10 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
11 14 (27.45%) Selenium
11 14 (27.45%) HP UFT
12 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
13 12 (23.53%) Finance
14 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.57%) Test Planning
15 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
16 9 (17.65%) Degree
16 9 (17.65%) QA
16 9 (17.65%) Legal
16 9 (17.65%) Quality Management
16 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
17 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
18 7 (13.73%) ISEB

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 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) LoadRunner
2 16 (31.37%) JIRA
3 14 (27.45%) HP UFT
3 14 (27.45%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Legal
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) People Management
1 28 (54.90%) Software Testing
2 27 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (50.98%) Mentoring
3 26 (50.98%) Test Strategy
4 25 (49.02%) Line Management
4 25 (49.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (47.06%) Process Improvement
5 24 (47.06%) Test Management
6 23 (45.10%) Supplier Management
7 22 (43.14%) Project Management
8 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
9 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.57%) Test Planning
10 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
11 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 9 (17.65%) Quality Management
12 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
13 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (11.76%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 9 (17.65%) Degree
3 7 (13.73%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) HP