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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Manager
Rank 433 435 444
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.031% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.032% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £63,500 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Software 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 Software Test Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
Berkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire -2 1 £36,000 -23.40%
Software Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (16.67%) People Management
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP