The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 305 319 290
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 142 117 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 111 83 132
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 33 £53,750 +7.50% 4
West Sussex - 33 £60,000 -
Surrey +4 30 £52,500 +2.43% 2
Hampshire -22 14 £50,500 +1.00% 2
Kent -2 12 £60,000 +26.31%
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Oxfordshire -1 7 £53,750 -10.41%
East Sussex -26 4 £55,000 +4.76%
M4 Corridor - 2 £50,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 122 (42.66%) Finance
2 120 (41.96%) Test Strategy
3 96 (33.57%) QA
4 94 (32.87%) Test Management
5 92 (32.17%) Software Testing
6 83 (29.02%) ISTQB
7 73 (25.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 69 (24.13%) Security Cleared
9 64 (22.38%) ISEB
10 61 (21.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 60 (20.98%) SC Cleared
12 46 (16.08%) HP Quality Center
13 40 (13.99%) SQL
14 38 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (11.89%) HP
15 34 (11.89%) Advertising
16 33 (11.54%) Banking
17 32 (11.19%) Automated Testing
18 31 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (9.79%) Integration Testing
20 27 (9.44%) Selenium
20 27 (9.44%) Oracle
21 25 (8.74%) PRINCE2
22 24 (8.39%) UNIX
22 24 (8.39%) Windows
22 24 (8.39%) Java
22 24 (8.39%) Retail
22 24 (8.39%) Test Automation
22 24 (8.39%) Automation Testing
23 21 (7.34%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.05%) Confluence
5 2 (0.70%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Project
2 3 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) MVNO
2 1 (0.35%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) LAN
2 1 (0.35%) WAN
2 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.94%) DB2
3 17 (5.94%) SQLPlus
3 17 (5.94%) DataStage
3 17 (5.94%) Oracle Exadata
3 17 (5.94%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 61 (21.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (9.44%) Selenium
3 18 (6.29%) TestDirector
4 17 (5.94%) Toad
5 14 (4.90%) LoadRunner
5 14 (4.90%) JIRA
6 8 (2.80%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.45%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (2.10%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.75%) EasyMock
9 5 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.75%) TestPartner
9 5 (1.75%) jMock
9 5 (1.75%) QALoad
9 5 (1.75%) JMeter
9 5 (1.75%) JUnit
9 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.40%) Maven
11 3 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 122 (42.66%) Finance
2 34 (11.89%) Advertising
3 33 (11.54%) Banking
4 24 (8.39%) Retail
5 15 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Games
8 3 (1.05%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (1.40%) XML
3 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.70%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) LAMP
4 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.35%) WCF
4 1 (0.35%) J2ME
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) XSL
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.94%) Mainframe
2 15 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.70%) EFT
5 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.70%) Physics
5 2 (0.70%) CESG
5 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.35%) iPad
6 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.35%) EMV
6 1 (0.35%) BBC
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.39%) UNIX
1 24 (8.39%) Windows
2 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.75%) Windows NT
4 4 (1.40%) Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.96%) Test Strategy
2 94 (32.87%) Test Management
3 92 (32.17%) Software Testing
4 73 (25.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (11.19%) Automated Testing
7 31 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (9.79%) Integration Testing
9 25 (8.74%) PRINCE2
10 24 (8.39%) Test Automation
10 24 (8.39%) Automation Testing
11 21 (7.34%) Performance Testing
11 21 (7.34%) Scrum
11 21 (7.34%) Validation
12 20 (6.99%) Risk Management
12 20 (6.99%) Resource Management
13 18 (6.29%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.29%) ETL
13 18 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (6.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.99%) SQL
2 24 (8.39%) Java
3 17 (5.94%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.20%) C#
5 5 (1.75%) VBScript
6 3 (1.05%) R
6 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.05%) C
7 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
8 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (29.02%) ISTQB
2 69 (24.13%) Security Cleared
3 64 (22.38%) ISEB
4 60 (20.98%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (5.59%) Degree
7 12 (4.20%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (3.50%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (2.80%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.35%) MCITP
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (33.57%) QA
2 11 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (16.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (11.89%) HP
2 27 (9.44%) Oracle
3 21 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.29%) Business Objects
5 17 (5.94%) Cognos
6 5 (1.75%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.40%) VMware
7 4 (1.40%) Capita
8 3 (1.05%) Altova
8 3 (1.05%) Empirix
9 1 (0.35%) F5
9 1 (0.35%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec
9 1 (0.35%) Remedy
9 1 (0.35%) NetApp
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus + leading Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Salary: From £39,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago