The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 172 167 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 21 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.50% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.53% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 35
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £38,250 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £56,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3874 3983 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.52% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3446 3313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 16 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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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
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Altrincham - 1 £60,000 -
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
3 15 (31.91%) Selenium
4 12 (25.53%) Test Management
5 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
6 10 (21.28%) ISEB
7 9 (19.15%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 8 (17.02%) Banking
9 7 (14.89%) Java
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco
10 6 (12.77%) Retail
10 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.77%) BBC
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) QA
10 6 (12.77%) NUnit
11 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
11 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (8.51%) HP
12 4 (8.51%) JUnit
13 3 (6.38%) C
13 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
13 3 (6.38%) TDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) NUnit
3 4 (8.51%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) TestPartner
5 1 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.13%) jMock
5 1 (2.13%) QALoad
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) BBC
2 3 (6.38%) Statistics
2 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
2 12 (25.53%) Test Management
3 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) RUP
6 3 (6.38%) DSDM
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) ERP
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.38%) System Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) C
3 3 (6.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
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