The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 81 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.34% 1.41% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.47% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 19
Average salary £39,000 £44,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -14.56%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
867 612 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.87% 96.08% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 793 541 573
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
East Midlands

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 1 August 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 -25 2 £39,000 -10.85%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (76.92%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Time Management
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) IVR
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Time Management
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Cognizant