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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 75 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.79% 1.00% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.04% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 19
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,700 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
971 957 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.71% 95.51% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 790 809 828
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 40 (63.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (60.32%) Test Strategy
3 28 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 24 (38.10%) Validation
4 24 (38.10%) Test Planning
5 16 (25.40%) Project Management
6 12 (19.05%) SLA
7 10 (15.87%) Retail
8 9 (14.29%) Test Management
8 9 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.70%) People Management
9 8 (12.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) ISEB
9 8 (12.70%) SAP
9 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
10 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
12 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.94%) Finance
13 4 (6.35%) Release Management
13 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.17%) Introscope
1 2 (3.17%) JMeter
General
1 10 (15.87%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) JMS
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
1 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.17%) RIA
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Online Games
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (60.32%) Test Strategy
3 28 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 24 (38.10%) Validation
4 24 (38.10%) Test Planning
5 16 (25.40%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) Test Management
6 9 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.70%) People Management
7 8 (12.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.11%) CRM
8 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.35%) Release Management
10 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ISEB
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) SAP
2 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Cognos
4 2 (3.17%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix