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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / South East
Rank 279 345 320
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 107 107 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 99
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
14125 18759 20186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.74% 96.71% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11707 16101 16504
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Kent +29 26 £47,500 +8.57% 3
Hampshire +12 23 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Surrey +56 16 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +30 14 £77,000 +28.33% 1
East Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +14 9 £65,000 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £51,000 -2.85%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.56%) Software Testing
3 82 (36.12%) HP
4 78 (34.36%) Finance
5 77 (33.92%) Test Strategy
6 76 (33.48%) Test Management
7 74 (32.60%) ISTQB
8 62 (27.31%) Mentoring
9 60 (26.43%) HP Quality Center
10 49 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (21.15%) Test Automation
12 46 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (17.62%) Test Scripting
13 40 (17.62%) Line Management
14 39 (17.18%) SDLC
14 39 (17.18%) ISEB
15 38 (16.74%) Performance Testing
16 37 (16.30%) LoadRunner
17 36 (15.86%) Degree
18 35 (15.42%) Waterfall
19 34 (14.98%) QA
19 34 (14.98%) Project Management
20 33 (14.54%) SAP
21 32 (14.10%) Selenium
22 29 (12.78%) Automated Testing
23 28 (12.33%) JIRA
24 27 (11.89%) Process Improvement
25 26 (11.45%) Non-Functional Testing
25 26 (11.45%) People Management
25 26 (11.45%) Configuration Management

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 19 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.85%) Confluence
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.85%) MS Project
3 9 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.64%) MS Office
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.76%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.88%) LAN
1 2 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.44%) ATM
2 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.88%) DB2
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) Endeca
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (16.30%) LoadRunner
2 32 (14.10%) Selenium
3 28 (12.33%) JIRA
4 17 (7.49%) HP UFT
5 12 (5.29%) JMeter
6 10 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.76%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.88%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.88%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.88%) Testopia
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (34.36%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Banking
3 10 (4.41%) Legal
4 7 (3.08%) Electronics
5 6 (2.64%) Marketing
6 4 (1.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.08%) Middleware
2 6 (2.64%) .NET
3 4 (1.76%) HTML
4 3 (1.32%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) HTML5
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.20%) Statistics
3 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.88%) Xbox
5 1 (0.44%) APACS
5 1 (0.44%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.44%) EFT
5 1 (0.44%) EFTPOS
5 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.44%) EMV
5 1 (0.44%) EPoS
5 1 (0.44%) iPad
5 1 (0.44%) iSeries
5 1 (0.44%) SCADA
5 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.52%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.44%) AIX
3 1 (0.44%) Linux
3 1 (0.44%) Solaris
3 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.56%) Software Testing
3 77 (33.92%) Test Strategy
4 76 (33.48%) Test Management
5 62 (27.31%) Mentoring
6 49 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (21.15%) Test Automation
8 46 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (17.62%) Line Management
9 40 (17.62%) Test Scripting
10 39 (17.18%) SDLC
11 38 (16.74%) Performance Testing
12 35 (15.42%) Waterfall
13 34 (14.98%) Project Management
14 29 (12.78%) Automated Testing
15 27 (11.89%) Process Improvement
16 26 (11.45%) Configuration Management
16 26 (11.45%) Non-Functional Testing
16 26 (11.45%) People Management
17 23 (10.13%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.96%) C#
2 6 (2.64%) Java
3 5 (2.20%) SQL
4 2 (0.88%) Perl
4 2 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (32.60%) ISTQB
2 39 (17.18%) ISEB
3 36 (15.86%) Degree
4 12 (5.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) CCNA
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.44%) HND
10 1 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.98%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) COSO
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 60 (26.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 82 (36.12%) HP
2 33 (14.54%) SAP
3 18 (7.93%) Ariba
4 15 (6.61%) Oracle
5 9 (3.96%) Remedy
6 7 (3.08%) EMC
6 7 (3.08%) IBM
7 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.20%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.76%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (1.32%) Capita
11 2 (0.88%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.44%) Elavon
12 1 (0.44%) Ingenico
12 1 (0.44%) Syclo
12 1 (0.44%) TSYS
12 1 (0.44%) VeriFone
12 1 (0.44%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.44%) Workday
12 1 (0.44%) WorldPay
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