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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 39 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.89% 2.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
358 502 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.50% 95.80% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 282 433 419
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP