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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 280 353 323
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 143 114 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 120 101 106
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
16822 20432 21243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.57% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14105 17127 16576
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Berkshire +42 44 £57,000 +3.63% 1
Hampshire +28 34 £55,000 +8.91% 4
Kent +35 29 £45,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +19 22 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +17 4 £33,500 -44.16% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 £60,000 -
West Sussex +17 2 £65,000 +23.80%
East Sussex +8 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 113 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (42.57%) Test Strategy
3 104 (41.77%) Test Management
4 97 (38.96%) Finance
5 87 (34.94%) HP Quality Center
6 77 (30.92%) HP
7 75 (30.12%) ISTQB
8 74 (29.72%) Mentoring
9 73 (29.32%) Software Testing
10 54 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (20.88%) SDLC
12 51 (20.48%) QA
12 51 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (20.08%) Waterfall
14 48 (19.28%) Selenium
15 46 (18.47%) Test Automation
15 46 (18.47%) ISEB
16 43 (17.27%) People Management
17 38 (15.26%) Degree
18 37 (14.86%) V-Model
18 37 (14.86%) Project Management
18 37 (14.86%) HP UFT
18 37 (14.86%) Line Management
19 34 (13.65%) LoadRunner
20 32 (12.85%) Performance Testing
21 30 (12.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
22 29 (11.65%) Test Scripting
23 28 (11.24%) C#
24 26 (10.44%) Functional Testing
25 24 (9.64%) 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 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) MS Office
2 10 (4.02%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) SAP CO
1 11 (4.42%) SAP FI
1 11 (4.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.80%) Maximo
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.41%) Firewall
2 5 (2.01%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.01%) LAN
2 5 (2.01%) WAN
3 2 (0.80%) ATM
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
3 2 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.40%) CTI
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.40%) DB2
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (19.28%) Selenium
2 37 (14.86%) HP UFT
3 34 (13.65%) LoadRunner
4 19 (7.63%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.62%) JUnit
5 14 (5.62%) Ranorex
5 14 (5.62%) TestNG
6 13 (5.22%) JIRA
7 12 (4.82%) Testopia
8 11 (4.42%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.20%) JMeter
10 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.80%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.80%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.40%) MSTest
12 1 (0.40%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.40%) Subversion
12 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (38.96%) Finance
2 21 (8.43%) Banking
3 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.41%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) Middleware
2 3 (1.20%) HTML
2 3 (1.20%) HTML5
2 3 (1.20%) SOAP
2 3 (1.20%) Web Services
3 2 (0.80%) .NET
3 2 (0.80%) CGI
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.62%) Social Media
2 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (0.80%) APACS
4 2 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.80%) EFT
4 2 (0.80%) EFTPOS
4 2 (0.80%) EMV
4 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.80%) EPoS
4 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.80%) SCADA
4 2 (0.80%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.40%) IVR
5 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.43%) Windows
2 2 (0.80%) AIX
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (42.57%) Test Strategy
3 104 (41.77%) Test Management
4 74 (29.72%) Mentoring
5 73 (29.32%) Software Testing
6 54 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (20.88%) SDLC
8 51 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (20.08%) Waterfall
10 46 (18.47%) Test Automation
11 43 (17.27%) People Management
12 37 (14.86%) Line Management
12 37 (14.86%) Project Management
12 37 (14.86%) V-Model
13 32 (12.85%) Performance Testing
14 29 (11.65%) Test Scripting
15 26 (10.44%) Functional Testing
16 24 (9.64%) Supplier Management
16 24 (9.64%) Test Planning
17 21 (8.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.24%) C#
2 22 (8.84%) Java
3 9 (3.61%) Ruby
4 5 (2.01%) Perl
5 3 (1.20%) Groovy
5 3 (1.20%) SQL
6 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (30.12%) ISTQB
2 46 (18.47%) ISEB
3 38 (15.26%) Degree
4 30 (12.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 16 (6.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.40%) CCNA
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.40%) HND
11 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (20.48%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) COSO
3 2 (0.80%) GAMP
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 87 (34.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 77 (30.92%) HP
2 19 (7.63%) SAP
3 14 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle
5 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (0.80%) Capita
7 2 (0.80%) Elavon
7 2 (0.80%) EMC
7 2 (0.80%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Ingenico
7 2 (0.80%) Sage
7 2 (0.80%) Syclo
7 2 (0.80%) TSYS
7 2 (0.80%) VeriFone
7 2 (0.80%) VocaLink
7 2 (0.80%) webMethods
7 2 (0.80%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 2 (0.80%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.40%) Netezza
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + possible remote work
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago