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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / South East
Rank 276 335 340
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 114 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 90 102 79
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,200 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 January 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 January 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 +23 27 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire +12 26 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Berkshire +22 19 £77,000 +28.33%
Buckinghamshire +23 12 £57,500 +9.52%
East Sussex +26 11 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Surrey +43 9 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +32 9 £42,250 -17.96% 1
West Sussex +10 1 £42,500 -29.16%
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 January 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.

1 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (36.80%) HP
3 89 (35.60%) Software Testing
4 88 (35.20%) Test Strategy
5 87 (34.80%) Test Management
6 83 (33.20%) Finance
7 81 (32.40%) ISTQB
8 77 (30.80%) HP Quality Center
9 68 (27.20%) Mentoring
10 56 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (19.60%) SDLC
13 45 (18.00%) Line Management
13 45 (18.00%) Test Automation
13 45 (18.00%) ISEB
14 44 (17.60%) LoadRunner
15 43 (17.20%) Waterfall
16 41 (16.40%) QA
17 40 (16.00%) Degree
18 39 (15.60%) Project Management
19 38 (15.20%) Performance Testing
19 38 (15.20%) Test Scripting
20 37 (14.80%) Selenium
21 36 (14.40%) Process Improvement
22 35 (14.00%) People Management
23 29 (11.60%) JIRA
23 29 (11.60%) SAP
24 24 (9.60%) Non-Functional Testing
24 24 (9.60%) Automated Testing
24 24 (9.60%) Supplier 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 20 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.40%) Confluence
3 4 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (4.80%) MS Project
3 10 (4.00%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) SAP CO
1 7 (2.80%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.80%) Maximo
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.80%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.80%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) ATM
1 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.80%) LAN
1 2 (0.80%) SAN
1 2 (0.80%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.40%) CTI
2 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.80%) DB2
2 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) Endeca
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (17.60%) LoadRunner
2 37 (14.80%) Selenium
3 29 (11.60%) JIRA
4 22 (8.80%) HP UFT
5 12 (4.80%) JMeter
6 10 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.60%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.60%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.60%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (1.60%) Testopia
8 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (33.20%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Banking
3 11 (4.40%) Legal
4 7 (2.80%) Electronics
4 7 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.00%) Marketing
6 4 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.80%) Middleware
2 6 (2.40%) .NET
2 6 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (1.20%) HTML5
3 3 (1.20%) XML
4 2 (0.80%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.00%) Statistics
4 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.80%) APACS
5 2 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.80%) EFT
5 2 (0.80%) EFTPOS
5 2 (0.80%) EMV
5 2 (0.80%) EPoS
5 2 (0.80%) SCADA
5 2 (0.80%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.80%) Xbox
6 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.40%) iSeries
6 1 (0.40%) IVR
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.20%) Windows
2 2 (0.80%) AIX
2 2 (0.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Solaris
3 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (35.60%) Software Testing
3 88 (35.20%) Test Strategy
4 87 (34.80%) Test Management
5 68 (27.20%) Mentoring
6 56 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 49 (19.60%) SDLC
9 45 (18.00%) Line Management
9 45 (18.00%) Test Automation
10 43 (17.20%) Waterfall
11 39 (15.60%) Project Management
12 38 (15.20%) Performance Testing
12 38 (15.20%) Test Scripting
13 36 (14.40%) Process Improvement
14 35 (14.00%) People Management
15 24 (9.60%) Automated Testing
15 24 (9.60%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (9.60%) Supplier Management
16 22 (8.80%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.40%) C#
2 10 (4.00%) Java
3 5 (2.00%) SQL
4 4 (1.60%) Ruby
5 2 (0.80%) Groovy
5 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (32.40%) ISTQB
2 45 (18.00%) ISEB
3 40 (16.00%) Degree
4 17 (6.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 12 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) CCNA
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.40%) HND
11 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.40%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) COSO
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 77 (30.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.20%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 92 (36.80%) HP
2 29 (11.60%) SAP
3 16 (6.40%) Oracle
4 11 (4.40%) Ariba
5 9 (3.60%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.60%) Remedy
6 8 (3.20%) IBM
7 7 (2.80%) EMC
8 5 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.60%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (1.20%) Citrix
11 2 (0.80%) Capita
11 2 (0.80%) Elavon
11 2 (0.80%) Ingenico
11 2 (0.80%) Sage
11 2 (0.80%) Syclo
11 2 (0.80%) TSYS
11 2 (0.80%) VeriFone
11 2 (0.80%) VocaLink
11 2 (0.80%) webMethods
Hove, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £49000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Boston Hale
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago