The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 88 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 28 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 0.26% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 9
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1397 1457 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.26% 96.30% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1251 1456
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Banbury - 6 £55,000 -
Abingdon +11 1 - -
Oxford -6 1 £41,500 -26.22%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 31 (79.49%) Test Management
2 28 (71.79%) Test Strategy
3 19 (48.72%) Coverity
3 19 (48.72%) Security Testing
3 19 (48.72%) DV Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) Nessus
3 19 (48.72%) Nmap
4 18 (46.15%) Line Management
5 15 (38.46%) Performance Management
5 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Cyber Security
7 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (28.21%) Degree
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
10 10 (25.64%) QA
11 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
12 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.95%) TDD
13 7 (17.95%) Scrum
13 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
13 7 (17.95%) VBScript
13 7 (17.95%) C#
13 7 (17.95%) Java
13 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (17.95%) Use Case
14 6 (15.38%) Network Security

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) TestLink
2 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Test Management
2 28 (71.79%) Test Strategy
3 19 (48.72%) Security Testing
4 18 (46.15%) Line Management
5 15 (38.46%) Performance Management
5 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Cyber Security
7 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
9 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) Use Case
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (17.95%) Scrum
11 6 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (7.69%) ITIL
13 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
1 7 (17.95%) Java
1 7 (17.95%) VBScript
2 5 (12.82%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) C
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) DV Cleared
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Nessus
1 19 (48.72%) Nmap
2 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Coverity