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 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 72 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.99% 0.34% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.35% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
887 869 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 98.01% 97.09% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 793 795 541
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
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 4 August 2015. 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 +12 9 £40,000 +2.56%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 21 (63.64%) Test Management
2 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 21 (63.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 21 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (57.58%) Configuration Management
5 18 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (54.55%) Banking
5 18 (54.55%) System Testing
5 18 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (54.55%) Demand Management
6 16 (48.48%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.18%) SDLC
10 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (15.15%) Coaching
11 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
11 4 (12.12%) QA
12 3 (9.09%) CSQA
12 3 (9.09%) JIRA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
1 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 21 (63.64%) Test Management
2 21 (63.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 21 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (57.58%) Configuration Management
5 18 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (54.55%) Demand Management
5 18 (54.55%) System Testing
6 16 (48.48%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 6 (18.18%) SDLC
9 5 (15.15%) Coaching
9 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft