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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - 64 63
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
382 442 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.45% 96.93% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 310 385 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
4 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) EAI
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Degree

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (21.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) EAI
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat