The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 180 139 167
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.39% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 42 26
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Test Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3586 3674 3945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.84% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 3085 3223
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 1 - -
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
3 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
4 12 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Test Management
6 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (30.30%) ISEB
7 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (21.21%) V-Model
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) People Management
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) QA
11 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
11 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
12 4 (12.12%) Line Management
12 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
12 4 (12.12%) System Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Banking
12 4 (12.12%) Data Management
12 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
13 3 (9.09%) Workflow
13 3 (9.09%) Service Management
13 3 (9.09%) VSAM
13 3 (9.09%) Retail

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.09%) DataStage
1 3 (9.09%) DB2
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
2 1 (3.03%) Jtest
2 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Flash
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) VSAM
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
3 12 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Test Management
5 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (21.21%) V-Model
9 6 (18.18%) People Management
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Data Management
11 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
11 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Line Management
11 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
11 4 (12.12%) System Testing
11 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) COBOL
1 3 (9.09%) JCL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 10 (30.30%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cognizant
1 3 (9.09%) IBM
1 3 (9.09%) Informatica
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Capita
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
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