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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 496 408 360
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 149 260 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 114 211 250
Average salary £66,750 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -12 34 £72,500 +26.08% 6
Hammersmith - 4 £60,000 -
Bromley - 2 £45,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £50,000 -
Romford - 2 £47,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (42.52%) Finance
3 133 (39.00%) QA
4 126 (36.95%) Test Strategy
5 114 (33.43%) Test Management
6 94 (27.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 88 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (21.99%) Banking
9 73 (21.41%) ISEB
10 66 (19.35%) ISTQB
11 62 (18.18%) Defect Management
12 58 (17.01%) Selenium
13 52 (15.25%) Test Automation
14 50 (14.66%) Waterfall
15 46 (13.49%) HP
15 46 (13.49%) Scrum
15 46 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
16 45 (13.20%) Functional Testing
17 42 (12.32%) Line Management
17 42 (12.32%) Degree
18 41 (12.02%) Project Management
19 39 (11.44%) SDLC
20 38 (11.14%) Retail
21 37 (10.85%) Test Planning
22 35 (10.26%) Software Testing
23 34 (9.97%) JIRA
24 33 (9.68%) Test Scripting
25 32 (9.38%) Java
26 31 (9.09%) SQL
27 30 (8.80%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.59%) CMS
3 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project
5 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.64%) SaaS
2 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) Firewall
1 1 (0.29%) HTTP
1 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.23%) Big Data
2 10 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.59%) GIS
5 2 (0.59%) MySQL
5 2 (0.59%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (17.01%) Selenium
2 34 (9.97%) JIRA
3 29 (8.50%) HP UFT
4 20 (5.87%) WebDriver
5 10 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.64%) LoadRunner
6 9 (2.64%) WinRunner
7 8 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.76%) JMeter
10 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.17%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (1.17%) SilkTest
12 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.88%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.88%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
13 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.59%) Zephyr
General
1 145 (42.52%) Finance
2 75 (21.99%) Banking
3 38 (11.14%) Retail
4 25 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.57%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.81%) Local Government
7 11 (3.23%) Law
8 9 (2.64%) Legal
9 8 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.05%) Front Office
10 7 (2.05%) Marketing
11 5 (1.47%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.47%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.17%) Advertising
12 4 (1.17%) Publishing
13 2 (0.59%) Billing
13 2 (0.59%) Electronics
13 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.29%) Back Office
14 1 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.74%) .NET
2 7 (2.05%) ASP.NET
2 7 (2.05%) HTML
2 7 (2.05%) Middleware
3 6 (1.76%) SOAP
3 6 (1.76%) Web Services
4 5 (1.47%) XML
5 4 (1.17%) Django
5 4 (1.17%) XBRL
6 3 (0.88%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.88%) HTML5
6 3 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.59%) AppFabric
7 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.59%) CSS
7 2 (0.59%) CSS3
8 1 (0.29%) DCOM
8 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.29%) JMS
8 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.64%) Driving Licence
3 8 (2.35%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.35%) Statistics
4 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.05%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.76%) Derivative
5 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.47%) Fintech
6 5 (1.47%) FMCG
7 4 (1.17%) NHS
7 4 (1.17%) User Experience
8 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.11%) Linux
2 11 (3.23%) Unix
3 6 (1.76%) Windows
4 2 (0.59%) Android
4 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (36.95%) Test Strategy
3 114 (33.43%) Test Management
4 94 (27.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 88 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 52 (15.25%) Test Automation
8 50 (14.66%) Waterfall
9 46 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
9 46 (13.49%) Scrum
10 45 (13.20%) Functional Testing
11 42 (12.32%) Line Management
12 41 (12.02%) Project Management
13 39 (11.44%) SDLC
14 37 (10.85%) Test Planning
15 35 (10.26%) Software Testing
16 33 (9.68%) Test Scripting
17 29 (8.50%) Open Source
17 29 (8.50%) Regression Testing
18 28 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.38%) Java
2 31 (9.09%) SQL
3 17 (4.99%) C
3 17 (4.99%) C#
4 6 (1.76%) Python
4 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.88%) Ruby
7 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.59%) Perl
7 2 (0.59%) PHP
7 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) VB
8 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (21.41%) ISEB
2 66 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 42 (12.32%) Degree
4 26 (7.62%) Security Cleared
5 25 (7.33%) SC Cleared
6 21 (6.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (2.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.29%) HNC
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (39.00%) QA
2 9 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.76%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (8.80%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (13.49%) HP
2 28 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.74%) SAP
4 18 (5.28%) Oracle
5 17 (4.99%) Capita
6 5 (1.47%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.17%) Adobe
7 4 (1.17%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.17%) Hitachi
7 4 (1.17%) IBM
8 2 (0.59%) Citrix
8 2 (0.59%) Informatica
8 2 (0.59%) Murex
8 2 (0.59%) VMware
8 2 (0.59%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.29%) ATG
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
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