The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 68 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.46% 1.17% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.21% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Average salary £39,000 £43,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% -15.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 331 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 96.29% 96.50% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 582 312 393
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Northamptonshire

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 15 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) IVR
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Time Management
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA