The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 336 330 344
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 112 140 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 96 95 80
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 -28 39 £57,500 - 4
Hampshire +26 35 £52,500 -10.63% 2
Kent - 14 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £52,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 9 £51,500 +21.17% 1
Surrey -3 6 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Sussex -8 1 £60,000 +64.60%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 126 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (46.73%) Finance
3 78 (36.45%) Test Management
4 71 (33.18%) QA
5 58 (27.10%) Selenium
6 57 (26.64%) Test Strategy
7 55 (25.70%) SDLC
8 52 (24.30%) Test Automation
9 47 (21.96%) Java
10 46 (21.50%) Automated Testing
11 44 (20.56%) ISTQB
11 44 (20.56%) Defect Management
12 43 (20.09%) C#
13 42 (19.63%) Software Testing
14 40 (18.69%) ISEB
14 40 (18.69%) Mentoring
15 35 (16.36%) HP
16 33 (15.42%) SQL
16 33 (15.42%) Project Management
16 33 (15.42%) HP Quality Center
17 30 (14.02%) Manual Testing
18 29 (13.55%) Degree
19 24 (11.21%) Scrum
19 24 (11.21%) Test Planning
20 23 (10.75%) Telecoms
20 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
21 22 (10.28%) ITIL
22 21 (9.81%) MS Excel
23 20 (9.35%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.34%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Mingle
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Maximo
1 7 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) SAN
2 4 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.93%) Informix
4 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (27.10%) Selenium
2 20 (9.35%) Cucumber
3 17 (7.94%) HP UFT
3 17 (7.94%) JUnit
4 16 (7.48%) TestNG
5 14 (6.54%) JIRA
5 14 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.07%) WebDriver
7 12 (5.61%) Ranorex
8 11 (5.14%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.21%) Bugzilla
10 8 (3.74%) Robotium
10 8 (3.74%) Testopia
11 7 (3.27%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.27%) Subversion
12 4 (1.87%) JBehave
12 4 (1.87%) RSpec
13 2 (0.93%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 100 (46.73%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.35%) Banking
4 13 (6.07%) Games
4 13 (6.07%) Retail
5 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.80%) Electronics
6 6 (2.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.94%) Web Services
2 5 (2.34%) CSS
2 5 (2.34%) HTML
3 4 (1.87%) Ajax
4 2 (0.93%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) CGI
5 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.47%) WCF
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Social Media
3 7 (3.27%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.27%) SCADA
4 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Kindle
7 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.54%) Windows
2 11 (5.14%) Unix
3 7 (3.27%) AIX
3 7 (3.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.45%) Test Management
3 57 (26.64%) Test Strategy
4 55 (25.70%) SDLC
5 52 (24.30%) Test Automation
6 46 (21.50%) Automated Testing
7 44 (20.56%) Defect Management
8 42 (19.63%) Software Testing
9 40 (18.69%) Mentoring
10 33 (15.42%) Project Management
11 30 (14.02%) Manual Testing
12 24 (11.21%) Scrum
12 24 (11.21%) Test Planning
13 23 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (10.28%) ITIL
15 20 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (8.88%) Coaching
17 18 (8.41%) API Testing
17 18 (8.41%) TDD
18 16 (7.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.96%) Java
2 43 (20.09%) C#
3 33 (15.42%) SQL
4 16 (7.48%) Ruby
5 8 (3.74%) C++
5 8 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.74%) PHP
6 7 (3.27%) Groovy
7 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (20.56%) ISTQB
2 40 (18.69%) ISEB
3 29 (13.55%) Degree
4 18 (8.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 18 (8.41%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.74%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.87%) CCNA
8 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.87%) HND
8 4 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (33.18%) QA
2 12 (5.61%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 5 (2.34%) GAMP
3 5 (2.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 33 (15.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.34%) Nessus
2 5 (2.34%) Nmap
3 1 (0.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (16.36%) HP
2 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.61%) Oracle
4 7 (3.27%) IBM
4 7 (3.27%) Syclo
4 7 (3.27%) webMethods
5 6 (2.80%) SAP
6 5 (2.34%) Coverity
7 3 (1.40%) Capita
8 2 (0.93%) Sybase
8 2 (0.93%) Telerik
9 1 (0.47%) Cramer
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) Infovista
9 1 (0.47%) Remedy
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Isle of Wight
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Winchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
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