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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 158 144 176
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 43 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 1.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.34% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 14
Median salary £53,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,950 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
3283 3204 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 2627 3150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 £60,000 -
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) ISTQB
3 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Test Strategy
4 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
5 12 (29.27%) Test Management
6 11 (26.83%) ISEB
7 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
9 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (19.51%) QA
10 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) Line Management
10 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.07%) V-Model
11 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
11 6 (14.63%) JIRA
12 5 (12.20%) System Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Retail
12 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
13 4 (9.76%) Data Management
13 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
13 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
13 4 (9.76%) SQL

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 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Jtest
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
2 14 (34.15%) Test Strategy
3 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
4 12 (29.27%) Test Management
5 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
6 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
7 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Line Management
8 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.07%) V-Model
9 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.20%) System Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.83%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Capita
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) SOASTA, Inc
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