The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 80 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.63% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.67% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 30
Average salary £53,500 £44,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.59% -14.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £38,625 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
929 594 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.87% 93.84% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 849 540 620
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -19 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (58.82%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) Time Management
3 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (5.88%) Social Media
8 1 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Cognizant

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
1 8 (47.06%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
1 1 (5.88%) Google
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago