The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 89 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.05% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.00% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £58,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1183 1295 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.94% 96.57% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1096 942
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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
Nottingham +9 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Test Manager
East Midlands

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 21 (56.76%) Test Strategy
2 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (35.14%) Project Planning
4 11 (29.73%) Validation
4 11 (29.73%) Test Planning
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
6 9 (24.32%) Retail
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) SAP
7 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
8 7 (18.92%) ISEB
9 6 (16.22%) SLA
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
12 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
12 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.41%) People Management
13 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
13 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
13 2 (5.41%) JMS
13 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
13 2 (5.41%) SOAP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (5.41%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.41%) Introscope
1 2 (5.41%) JMeter
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) JMS
1 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Online Games
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Test Strategy
2 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (35.14%) Project Planning
4 11 (29.73%) Validation
4 11 (29.73%) Test Planning
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.41%) Benchmarking
10 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Release Management
10 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) CA
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com