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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank - 73 59
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.94% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.98% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 17
Average salary - £48,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
723 715 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.57% 95.84% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 517 658 632
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) BDD

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB