The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Manager
England / North West
Rank 246 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £60,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5819 5452 6757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.53% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4583 5628
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 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Test Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Software Test Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -21 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Software Test Manager
England

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software 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 North West region featuring Software Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft