The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 403 330 348
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 238 357 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 197 279 217
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in London

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in London

Test Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 67 £58,250 +1.30% 12
Harrow - 6 £45,000 -
Feltham - 2 £39,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 198 (40.49%) Test Management
2 175 (35.79%) Finance
3 161 (32.92%) Test Strategy
4 142 (29.04%) ISEB
5 140 (28.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 140 (28.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 138 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (24.74%) QA
8 119 (24.34%) Software Testing
9 107 (21.88%) Banking
10 105 (21.47%) ISTQB
11 74 (15.13%) PRINCE2
12 62 (12.68%) LoadRunner
13 59 (12.07%) Project Management
13 59 (12.07%) Retail
14 51 (10.43%) Selenium
15 50 (10.22%) HP
16 46 (9.41%) Waterfall
16 46 (9.41%) Investment Banking
17 45 (9.20%) Java
18 43 (8.79%) JIRA
18 43 (8.79%) Performance Testing
19 41 (8.38%) Scrum
20 40 (8.18%) Test Automation
21 39 (7.98%) BDD
22 38 (7.77%) Line Management
22 38 (7.77%) ITIL
23 37 (7.57%) HP Quality Center
24 35 (7.16%) E-Commerce
25 33 (6.75%) Automated Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (0.61%) ArcGIS
2 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (0.41%) Lync
3 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS Project
3 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Summit
2 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.82%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) Network Security
3 2 (0.41%) Wireless Security
3 2 (0.41%) Wireless
3 2 (0.41%) ATM
3 2 (0.41%) LAN
3 2 (0.41%) WAN
3 2 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.20%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.20%) DVB
4 1 (0.20%) RTP
4 1 (0.20%) SS7
4 1 (0.20%) SMPP
4 1 (0.20%) TCAP
4 1 (0.20%) ISUP
4 1 (0.20%) INAP
4 1 (0.20%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (12.68%) LoadRunner
2 51 (10.43%) Selenium
3 43 (8.79%) JIRA
4 31 (6.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 29 (5.93%) JMeter
6 26 (5.32%) Jenkins
7 25 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.89%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.27%) SoapUI
9 16 (3.27%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
11 11 (2.25%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.25%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.64%) MSTest
13 7 (1.43%) FitNesse
14 6 (1.23%) JUnit
15 4 (0.82%) NUnit
15 4 (0.82%) JBehave
15 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 175 (35.79%) Finance
2 107 (21.88%) Banking
3 59 (12.07%) Retail
4 46 (9.41%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.68%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.86%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.43%) Publishing
9 5 (1.02%) Billing
9 5 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.82%) Local Government
10 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Marketing
11 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.70%) Web Services
2 19 (3.89%) .NET
3 9 (1.84%) Middleware
4 8 (1.64%) SOAP
5 5 (1.02%) REST
6 4 (0.82%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.61%) RESTful
7 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.41%) XMPP
8 2 (0.41%) XML
8 2 (0.41%) Flash
9 1 (0.20%) JSON
9 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.50%) Derivative
2 19 (3.89%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.86%) Open Source
4 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.43%) User Experience
7 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.23%) Statistics
7 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.02%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.82%) DTCC
10 3 (0.61%) CESG
10 3 (0.61%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.61%) FMCG
10 3 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.25%) Windows
2 7 (1.43%) UNIX
3 6 (1.23%) Linux
4 4 (0.82%) Android
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (40.49%) Test Management
2 161 (32.92%) Test Strategy
3 140 (28.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 140 (28.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (24.34%) Software Testing
6 74 (15.13%) PRINCE2
7 59 (12.07%) Project Management
8 46 (9.41%) Waterfall
9 43 (8.79%) Performance Testing
10 41 (8.38%) Scrum
11 40 (8.18%) Test Automation
12 39 (7.98%) BDD
13 38 (7.77%) Line Management
13 38 (7.77%) ITIL
14 35 (7.16%) E-Commerce
15 33 (6.75%) Test Scripting
15 33 (6.75%) Automated Testing
16 31 (6.34%) TDD
17 28 (5.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.20%) Java
2 28 (5.73%) C#
3 15 (3.07%) SQL
4 8 (1.64%) C
4 8 (1.64%) Ruby
5 4 (0.82%) Python
5 4 (0.82%) PHP
6 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.61%) Scala
7 2 (0.41%) Korn
8 1 (0.20%) Groovy
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (29.04%) ISEB
2 105 (21.47%) ISTQB
3 29 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (4.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 17 (3.48%) Degree
6 11 (2.25%) PMP
6 11 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.02%) CISSP
9 5 (1.02%) CEH
9 5 (1.02%) CISA
9 5 (1.02%) CISM
10 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.61%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.41%) GPEN
12 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (24.74%) QA
2 12 (2.45%) Basel III
2 12 (2.45%) EMIR
2 12 (2.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 12 (2.45%) MiFID
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (7.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 50 (10.22%) HP
2 31 (6.34%) Oracle
3 28 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.29%) IBM
5 20 (4.09%) SAP
6 16 (3.27%) Murex
7 10 (2.04%) Calypso
8 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.43%) Green Hat
10 5 (1.02%) Capita
10 5 (1.02%) ATG
11 3 (0.61%) VMware
11 3 (0.61%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.61%) ESRI
12 2 (0.41%) Wincor Nixdorf
12 2 (0.41%) hybris
12 2 (0.41%) VocaLink
12 2 (0.41%) TSYS
12 2 (0.41%) VeriFone
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Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
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London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
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City of London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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