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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 411 394 354
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 218 287 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 180 229 213
Average salary £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +26 52 £59,000 -15.71% 8
Feltham - 3 £39,000 -
Harrow - 3 £45,000 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 - 2
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (37.63%) Test Management
2 165 (35.48%) Finance
3 137 (29.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 137 (29.46%) Test Strategy
4 132 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 119 (25.59%) QA
7 117 (25.16%) ISEB
8 105 (22.58%) Software Testing
9 97 (20.86%) Banking
10 89 (19.14%) ISTQB
11 78 (16.77%) PRINCE2
12 63 (13.55%) LoadRunner
13 59 (12.69%) Project Management
14 57 (12.26%) Selenium
15 56 (12.04%) Retail
16 53 (11.40%) Java
17 45 (9.68%) Performance Testing
18 44 (9.46%) Waterfall
19 43 (9.25%) ITIL
20 42 (9.03%) E-Commerce
21 41 (8.82%) Scrum
21 41 (8.82%) Line Management
22 40 (8.60%) BDD
23 37 (7.96%) HP
24 35 (7.53%) Investment Banking
25 34 (7.31%) TDD
25 34 (7.31%) Oracle
26 33 (7.10%) Test Automation
27 32 (6.88%) Test Scripting

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (1.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (1.51%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.86%) MS Office
2 3 (0.65%) MS Project
2 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Summit
2 4 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.86%) Internet
2 3 (0.65%) Network Security
3 2 (0.43%) Wireless Security
3 2 (0.43%) Wireless
3 2 (0.43%) ATM
3 2 (0.43%) LAN
3 2 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.22%) DVB
4 1 (0.22%) RTP
4 1 (0.22%) SS7
4 1 (0.22%) SMPP
4 1 (0.22%) TCAP
4 1 (0.22%) ISUP
4 1 (0.22%) INAP
4 1 (0.22%) H.323
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.43%) MS Access
2 2 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (13.55%) LoadRunner
2 57 (12.26%) Selenium
3 29 (6.24%) JMeter
4 28 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (5.38%) JIRA
6 22 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.30%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.01%) Rational Performance Tester
9 14 (3.01%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.80%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.58%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.15%) MSTest
13 5 (1.08%) Appium
14 4 (0.86%) Calabash
14 4 (0.86%) LoadUI
14 4 (0.86%) JUnit
15 3 (0.65%) NUnit
15 3 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 165 (35.48%) Finance
2 97 (20.86%) Banking
3 56 (12.04%) Retail
4 35 (7.53%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.87%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.94%) Local Government
8 8 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.51%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Marketing
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.09%) Web Services
1 19 (4.09%) .NET
2 11 (2.37%) SOAP
3 9 (1.94%) Middleware
3 9 (1.94%) REST
4 4 (0.86%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.65%) HTML
5 3 (0.65%) RESTful
6 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.22%) XMPP
7 1 (0.22%) Spring
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.22%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) JSP
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) Flash
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.66%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.01%) Open Source
2 14 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.94%) Derivative
4 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.72%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.29%) SWIFT
5 6 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.08%) Equities
6 5 (1.08%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.86%) Blog
7 4 (0.86%) Statistics
7 4 (0.86%) DTCC
8 3 (0.65%) CESG
8 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.80%) Windows
2 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.51%) UNIX
4 6 (1.29%) Android
5 5 (1.08%) Linux
6 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (37.63%) Test Management
2 137 (29.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 137 (29.46%) Test Strategy
3 132 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (22.58%) Software Testing
6 78 (16.77%) PRINCE2
7 59 (12.69%) Project Management
8 45 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 44 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 43 (9.25%) ITIL
11 42 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 41 (8.82%) Scrum
12 41 (8.82%) Line Management
13 40 (8.60%) BDD
14 34 (7.31%) TDD
15 33 (7.10%) Test Automation
16 32 (6.88%) Test Scripting
17 29 (6.24%) Service Management
18 28 (6.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.40%) Java
2 31 (6.67%) C#
3 13 (2.80%) SQL
4 11 (2.37%) C
5 9 (1.94%) Ruby
6 7 (1.51%) PHP
7 6 (1.29%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.65%) Scala
9 2 (0.43%) Korn
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 117 (25.16%) ISEB
2 89 (19.14%) ISTQB
3 31 (6.67%) Degree
4 25 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.87%) ISEB Practitioner
6 15 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.15%) PMP
8 10 (2.15%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.72%) IBM Certification
10 5 (1.08%) CEH
10 5 (1.08%) CISSP
10 5 (1.08%) CISA
10 5 (1.08%) CISM
11 2 (0.43%) GPEN
12 1 (0.22%) ACCA
12 1 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (25.59%) QA
2 11 (2.37%) MiFID
2 11 (2.37%) EMIR
2 11 (2.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (2.37%) Basel III
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 37 (7.96%) HP
2 34 (7.31%) Oracle
3 30 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.02%) IBM
5 21 (4.52%) SAP
6 9 (1.94%) VMware
6 9 (1.94%) WorldPay
7 8 (1.72%) Capita
8 7 (1.51%) Fujitsu
8 7 (1.51%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.51%) ESRI
8 7 (1.51%) Green Hat
9 6 (1.29%) Murex
9 6 (1.29%) ATG
10 5 (1.08%) Calypso
11 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.43%) Elavon
12 2 (0.43%) Ingenico
12 2 (0.43%) hybris
12 2 (0.43%) VocaLink
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chiswick
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: Excellent competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chiswick
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago