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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 371 312 343
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 79 162 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 137 110
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,075 £69,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
18585 20615 22693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15815 16468 18150
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Hampshire +11 28 £52,500 - 4
Berkshire -23 18 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Surrey -14 16 £60,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Kent -8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -12 1 £40,000 -9.09%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (53.06%) Finance
3 71 (36.22%) Test Management
4 68 (34.69%) QA
5 61 (31.12%) Test Automation
5 61 (31.12%) Selenium
6 60 (30.61%) Mentoring
7 57 (29.08%) Test Strategy
8 52 (26.53%) ISTQB
9 49 (25.00%) SDLC
9 49 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 49 (25.00%) C#
10 46 (23.47%) Software Testing
11 41 (20.92%) Project Management
12 37 (18.88%) Defect Management
13 36 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
13 36 (18.37%) Java
14 35 (17.86%) ISEB
15 33 (16.84%) HP
16 29 (14.80%) Degree
16 29 (14.80%) Banking
17 27 (13.78%) TestNG
17 27 (13.78%) Telecoms
18 26 (13.27%) JUnit
18 26 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (13.27%) Manual Testing
18 26 (13.27%) Coaching
19 25 (12.76%) WebDriver
20 24 (12.24%) Social Media
20 24 (12.24%) Unit Testing

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 4 (2.04%) Node.js
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.02%) LAN
2 2 (1.02%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (31.12%) Selenium
2 27 (13.78%) TestNG
3 26 (13.27%) JUnit
4 25 (12.76%) WebDriver
5 23 (11.73%) HP UFT
6 19 (9.69%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.12%) Ranorex
8 11 (5.61%) JIRA
9 8 (4.08%) Bugzilla
9 8 (4.08%) LoadRunner
9 8 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.08%) Testopia
10 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.06%) Robotium
10 6 (3.06%) Subversion
10 6 (3.06%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.04%) JBehave
12 4 (2.04%) RSpec
13 2 (1.02%) TestDirector
General
1 104 (53.06%) Finance
2 29 (14.80%) Banking
3 27 (13.78%) Telecoms
4 18 (9.18%) Retail
5 17 (8.67%) Games
6 7 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.57%) Marketing
7 6 (3.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.02%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.63%) Web Services
2 4 (2.04%) Ajax
2 4 (2.04%) CSS
2 4 (2.04%) HTML
3 3 (1.53%) CGI
4 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Social Media
2 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Windows
2 7 (3.57%) Unix
3 4 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.22%) Test Management
3 61 (31.12%) Test Automation
4 60 (30.61%) Mentoring
5 57 (29.08%) Test Strategy
6 49 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 49 (25.00%) SDLC
7 46 (23.47%) Software Testing
8 41 (20.92%) Project Management
9 37 (18.88%) Defect Management
10 26 (13.27%) Coaching
10 26 (13.27%) Manual Testing
10 26 (13.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (12.24%) Unit Testing
12 22 (11.22%) Test Planning
12 22 (11.22%) Waterfall
13 20 (10.20%) Logistics
14 18 (9.18%) Functional Testing
14 18 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.00%) C#
2 36 (18.37%) Java
3 21 (10.71%) SQL
4 16 (8.16%) Ruby
5 6 (3.06%) C++
5 6 (3.06%) Groovy
5 6 (3.06%) PHP
6 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (26.53%) ISTQB
2 35 (17.86%) ISEB
3 29 (14.80%) Degree
4 21 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 16 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.04%) CCNA
9 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.04%) HND
9 4 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (34.69%) QA
2 13 (6.63%) GAMP
3 7 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 3 (1.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 36 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) HP
2 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (0.51%) Capita
4 1 (0.51%) IBM
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