The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.94% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 539 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.18% 96.25% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 580 465 574
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 7 (100.00%) Line Management
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 7 (100.00%) Line Management
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA