The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Manager
Rank - 423 446
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.015% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -11.89%
Software 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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Test Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Software Test Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001