The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 49 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.09% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 453 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.51% 98.05% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 370 397 448
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,342
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Liverpool

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
3 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) DB2
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) EAI
3 8 (38.10%) SOA
3 8 (38.10%) Release Management
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) EAI
2 8 (38.10%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) Release Management
2 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO