The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 358 310 321
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 95 152 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 75 130 122
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 38 £55,000 +19.24% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 18 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Berkshire -33 17 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Surrey -4 11 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Kent -1 6 £46,250 +15.62%
Oxfordshire -19 3 £42,500 -19.04% 4
West Sussex -8 1 £60,000 +53.01%
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 114 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (48.19%) Finance
3 71 (36.79%) Test Management
4 66 (34.20%) QA
5 65 (33.68%) Selenium
5 65 (33.68%) Test Strategy
6 62 (32.12%) Test Automation
7 58 (30.05%) Mentoring
8 54 (27.98%) ISTQB
9 50 (25.91%) C#
10 49 (25.39%) SDLC
11 48 (24.87%) Software Testing
12 47 (24.35%) Automated Testing
13 46 (23.83%) HP Quality Center
14 37 (19.17%) Defect Management
14 37 (19.17%) Java
15 36 (18.65%) Project Management
16 34 (17.62%) HP
17 32 (16.58%) HP UFT
18 30 (15.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 30 (15.54%) Waterfall
19 28 (14.51%) WebDriver
19 28 (14.51%) Test Planning
20 27 (13.99%) TestNG
21 26 (13.47%) Unit Testing
21 26 (13.47%) Manual Testing
21 26 (13.47%) Continuous Delivery
21 26 (13.47%) JUnit
22 25 (12.95%) Windows
22 25 (12.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.04%) Node.js
1 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.04%) LAN
2 2 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (33.68%) Selenium
2 32 (16.58%) HP UFT
3 28 (14.51%) WebDriver
4 27 (13.99%) TestNG
5 26 (13.47%) JUnit
6 17 (8.81%) Ranorex
7 16 (8.29%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.25%) Testopia
9 13 (6.74%) Bugzilla
10 11 (5.70%) LoadRunner
11 8 (4.15%) JIRA
12 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.55%) Robotium
13 3 (1.55%) Subversion
14 2 (1.04%) RSpec
14 2 (1.04%) TestComplete
14 2 (1.04%) TestDirector
14 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (48.19%) Finance
2 23 (11.92%) Banking
2 23 (11.92%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 12 (6.22%) Games
5 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.63%) Marketing
6 6 (3.11%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) CGI
3 2 (1.04%) Ajax
3 2 (1.04%) CSS
3 2 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Social Media
2 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) Windows
2 4 (2.07%) Unix
3 2 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.79%) Test Management
3 65 (33.68%) Test Strategy
4 62 (32.12%) Test Automation
5 58 (30.05%) Mentoring
6 49 (25.39%) SDLC
7 48 (24.87%) Software Testing
8 47 (24.35%) Automated Testing
9 37 (19.17%) Defect Management
10 36 (18.65%) Project Management
11 30 (15.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (15.54%) Waterfall
12 28 (14.51%) Test Planning
13 26 (13.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (13.47%) Manual Testing
13 26 (13.47%) Unit Testing
14 24 (12.44%) V-Model
15 19 (9.84%) Coaching
15 19 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (9.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.91%) C#
2 37 (19.17%) Java
3 13 (6.74%) Ruby
4 11 (5.70%) SQL
5 6 (3.11%) Groovy
6 3 (1.55%) C++
6 3 (1.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (27.98%) ISTQB
2 25 (12.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 23 (11.92%) Degree
3 23 (11.92%) ISEB
4 16 (8.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.04%) CCNA
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.04%) HND
8 2 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (34.20%) QA
2 13 (6.74%) GAMP
3 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 46 (23.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (17.62%) HP
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.63%) SAP
4 1 (0.52%) Capita
4 1 (0.52%) IBM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: 38-40k
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago