The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 61 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.33% 0.30% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.31% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
Test Manager
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 637 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.93% 96.52% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 598 595 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Northampton

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
1 17 (68.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 17 (68.00%) System Integration Testing
2 16 (64.00%) Test Management
3 15 (60.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (56.00%) Banking
4 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (56.00%) System Testing
4 14 (56.00%) Demand Management
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (52.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (48.00%) Project Management
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Coaching
10 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
1 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Test Strategy
1 17 (68.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 17 (68.00%) System Integration Testing
2 16 (64.00%) Test Management
3 14 (56.00%) System Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Demand Management
3 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (52.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (48.00%) Project Management
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Coaching
8 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft