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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 66 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 17 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.84% 1.65% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.69% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 31
Average salary £48,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £63,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
840 591 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.11% 97.69% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 786 517 613
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 16 £48,500 -25.38%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (59.26%) Retail
2 11 (40.74%) ISEB
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
4 9 (33.33%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) EPoS
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
9 4 (14.81%) Law
9 4 (14.81%) Test Management
10 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
12 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
12 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
12 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) TestLink
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (59.26%) Retail
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
2 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Use Case
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Cognizant