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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.51% - 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £56,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
563 801 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.42% 95.81% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 498 701 504
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 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
Bath - 2 £54,500 -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA