The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 92 61 86
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.03% 3.39% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.52% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Average salary £41,674 £45,150 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.38%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1222 994 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.60% 96.41% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 978 746 811
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Nottingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (44.44%) Test Management
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 4 (22.22%) V-Model
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 3 (16.67%) Selenium
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) Line Management
10 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) SAP
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 1 (5.56%) Validation
11 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.56%) OpenText
11 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
2 8 (44.44%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) V-Model
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText