The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 440 425 441
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.015% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £44,250 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
Senior Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21227 20349 21705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.65% 95.07% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16689 16799 18525
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Test Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Test Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
West Sussex - 4 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -6 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Senior Test Manager
England

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 24 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 24 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 22 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Information Management
4 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
5 13 (40.63%) Resource Management
6 12 (37.50%) QA
6 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
8 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) ISEB
9 9 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (18.75%) Scrum
12 6 (18.75%) Retail
12 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
13 5 (15.63%) Test Management
13 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
13 5 (15.63%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
14 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
15 3 (9.38%) Degree
15 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
15 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
2 3 (9.38%) Hudson
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.13%) QADirector
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) EMV
2 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 22 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Information Management
4 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Resource Management
6 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Test Management
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.25%) CRM
13 1 (3.13%) Project Management
13 1 (3.13%) RAD
13 1 (3.13%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) ISEB
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Empirix
2 3 (9.38%) Altova
3 2 (6.25%) Capita