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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 384 333 326
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 244 332 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 203 255 245
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 88 £57,500 -11.53% 7
Harrow +13 4 £42,500 -39.28%
Canary Wharf +6 1 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 210 (43.21%) Test Management
2 182 (37.45%) Finance
3 159 (32.72%) Test Strategy
4 140 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 139 (28.60%) ISEB
6 137 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 128 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (25.10%) QA
9 109 (22.43%) Software Testing
10 106 (21.81%) ISTQB
11 97 (19.96%) Banking
12 73 (15.02%) PRINCE2
13 60 (12.35%) Retail
14 59 (12.14%) Project Management
15 55 (11.32%) HP
16 54 (11.11%) LoadRunner
17 51 (10.49%) Selenium
17 51 (10.49%) Performance Testing
18 44 (9.05%) Scrum
19 43 (8.85%) Java
19 43 (8.85%) HP Quality Center
20 42 (8.64%) Waterfall
20 42 (8.64%) JIRA
21 41 (8.44%) Test Automation
22 39 (8.02%) Investment Banking
23 36 (7.41%) Test Scripting
23 36 (7.41%) BDD
24 35 (7.20%) ITIL
25 34 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 34 (7.00%) Line Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.82%) Lync
3 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.21%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Project
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.44%) Summit
3 4 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.62%) Internet
1 3 (0.62%) Network Security
2 2 (0.41%) MVNO
2 2 (0.41%) LAN
2 2 (0.41%) WAN
2 2 (0.41%) HTTP
2 2 (0.41%) SS7
3 1 (0.21%) SMPP
3 1 (0.21%) TCAP
3 1 (0.21%) ISUP
3 1 (0.21%) SCCP
3 1 (0.21%) INAP
3 1 (0.21%) H.323
3 1 (0.21%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 51 (10.49%) Selenium
3 42 (8.64%) JIRA
4 33 (6.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (5.76%) Jenkins
6 26 (5.35%) JMeter
7 22 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.29%) SoapUI
10 14 (2.88%) Rational Performance Tester
10 14 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 13 (2.67%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.06%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.85%) FitNesse
14 8 (1.65%) JUnit
15 6 (1.23%) NUnit
15 6 (1.23%) Hudson
15 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.82%) MSTest
16 4 (0.82%) JBehave
General
1 182 (37.45%) Finance
2 97 (19.96%) Banking
3 60 (12.35%) Retail
4 39 (8.02%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 16 (3.29%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.85%) Local Government
9 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.23%) Publishing
10 6 (1.23%) Billing
11 4 (0.82%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.82%) Marketing
11 4 (0.82%) German Language
11 4 (0.82%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.56%) Web Services
2 15 (3.09%) .NET
3 11 (2.26%) Middleware
4 6 (1.23%) RESTful
5 4 (0.82%) SOAP
6 3 (0.62%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.41%) Flash
7 2 (0.41%) XMPP
7 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.21%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.12%) Derivative
2 18 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.88%) Open Source
5 10 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.44%) Statistics
6 7 (1.44%) User Experience
7 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 6 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.03%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.03%) GIS
9 4 (0.82%) DTCC
9 4 (0.82%) Equities
9 4 (0.82%) FMCG
9 4 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.62%) CESG
10 3 (0.62%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.09%) Windows
2 9 (1.85%) Linux
2 9 (1.85%) UNIX
3 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (43.21%) Test Management
2 159 (32.72%) Test Strategy
3 140 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 137 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (22.43%) Software Testing
7 73 (15.02%) PRINCE2
8 59 (12.14%) Project Management
9 51 (10.49%) Performance Testing
10 44 (9.05%) Scrum
11 42 (8.64%) Waterfall
12 41 (8.44%) Test Automation
13 36 (7.41%) BDD
13 36 (7.41%) Test Scripting
14 35 (7.20%) ITIL
15 34 (7.00%) Line Management
16 32 (6.58%) Risk Management
17 30 (6.17%) Automated Testing
18 28 (5.76%) Integration Testing
18 28 (5.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.85%) Java
2 27 (5.56%) C#
3 19 (3.91%) SQL
4 9 (1.85%) Ruby
5 7 (1.44%) C
6 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.82%) Python
7 4 (0.82%) PHP
8 3 (0.62%) Korn
8 3 (0.62%) Scala
9 1 (0.21%) Groovy
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (28.60%) ISEB
2 106 (21.81%) ISTQB
3 34 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (3.91%) ISEB Practitioner
5 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.47%) Degree
7 11 (2.26%) PMP
7 11 (2.26%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) CISA
10 3 (0.62%) CISM
10 3 (0.62%) CEH
10 3 (0.62%) CISSP
11 2 (0.41%) VCP4
11 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (25.10%) QA
2 10 (2.06%) Basel III
2 10 (2.06%) EMIR
2 10 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (2.06%) MiFID
3 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (8.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 55 (11.32%) HP
2 30 (6.17%) Oracle
3 28 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.12%) SAP
5 18 (3.70%) IBM
6 14 (2.88%) Murex
7 9 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.85%) Capita
8 8 (1.65%) Green Hat
9 7 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.23%) Calypso
11 5 (1.03%) ATG
12 2 (0.41%) Remedy
12 2 (0.41%) hybris
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco
13 1 (0.21%) BMC
13 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £Highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago