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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 96 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.88% 0.88% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 17
Average salary £48,750 £52,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.58% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
1503 1640 1785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.01% 96.19% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1454 1535
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £52,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (95.83%) Test Management
2 18 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (41.67%) Line Management
4 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Coverity
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Nessus
4 9 (37.50%) Nmap
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) HP
8 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
9 4 (16.67%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 4 (16.67%) QA
9 4 (16.67%) Use Case
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) VBScript

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Test Management
2 18 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (41.67%) Line Management
4 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
7 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (16.67%) Use Case
8 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) VBScript
2 3 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (37.50%) Nessus
2 9 (37.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Coverity
2 5 (20.83%) HP