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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 84 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.83% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1030 1137 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.19% 97.68% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 843 938 757
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (62.96%) Test Strategy
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) SAP
4 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
4 8 (29.63%) Test Management
5 7 (25.93%) Validation
5 7 (25.93%) Test Planning
6 5 (18.52%) ISEB
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
9 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Cognos
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) CA
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) QA

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.41%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) Introscope
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) JMS
1 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) Online Games
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Test Strategy
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
3 8 (29.63%) Test Management
4 7 (25.93%) Validation
4 7 (25.93%) Test Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) CA