The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Manager
Rank - - 261
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.76%
Testing 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 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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Testing Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Testing Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Testing Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA