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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 113 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.36% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Average salary £51,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £43,700 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1524 1367 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.03% 97.36% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1171 1231
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 - 4 £48,750 -
Oxford -10 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Test Management
2 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (53.33%) Coaching
4 8 (53.33%) SDLC
5 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Nessus
6 4 (26.67%) Nmap
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Coverity
6 4 (26.67%) Line Management
6 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Management
2 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (26.67%) Nessus
2 4 (26.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Coverity