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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 319 295 283
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 137 147 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 105 111 133
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 27 £46,500 -21.18% 2
Berkshire +4 26 £52,500 -18.60% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 21 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Sussex +4 20 £55,000 - 3
Kent -9 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Oxfordshire -18 13 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Surrey -24 11 £55,000 +15.78% 5
East Sussex -24 8 £48,750 -7.14%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 96 (42.11%) Finance
2 81 (35.53%) ISEB
3 71 (31.14%) Test Strategy
4 67 (29.39%) Test Management
5 65 (28.51%) QA
6 61 (26.75%) Selenium
7 54 (23.68%) ISTQB
8 52 (22.81%) Software Testing
8 52 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 50 (21.93%) Project Management
10 45 (19.74%) QuickTest Pro
11 41 (17.98%) Waterfall
12 35 (15.35%) V-Model
13 32 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
14 29 (12.72%) Automation Testing
14 29 (12.72%) Security Cleared
15 28 (12.28%) PRINCE2
16 26 (11.40%) Automated Testing
17 25 (10.96%) LoadRunner
18 24 (10.53%) SC Cleared
19 23 (10.09%) Test Automation
19 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
20 22 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (8.33%) DSDM
21 19 (8.33%) MS Project
21 19 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
22 18 (7.89%) Scrum
22 18 (7.89%) Retail
23 16 (7.02%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (8.33%) MS Project
2 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) VPN
2 1 (0.44%) LAN
2 1 (0.44%) WAN
2 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 61 (26.75%) Selenium
2 45 (19.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (10.96%) LoadRunner
4 19 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
5 15 (6.58%) TestDirector
5 15 (6.58%) JIRA
6 6 (2.63%) Bugzilla
7 5 (2.19%) QALoad
7 5 (2.19%) TestPartner
7 5 (2.19%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (1.75%) JUnit
8 4 (1.75%) jMock
8 4 (1.75%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.88%) QADirector
9 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) Calabash
10 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 96 (42.11%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Retail
3 14 (6.14%) Banking
4 11 (4.82%) Games
5 9 (3.95%) Advertising
6 8 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Military
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.02%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) XSL
2 1 (0.44%) J2ME
2 1 (0.44%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.32%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.88%) CESG
3 2 (0.88%) e-Health
3 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (0.88%) Physics
3 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.44%) Open Source
4 1 (0.44%) iPad
4 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.95%) Windows
2 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.14%) Test Strategy
2 67 (29.39%) Test Management
3 52 (22.81%) Software Testing
3 52 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 50 (21.93%) Project Management
5 41 (17.98%) Waterfall
6 35 (15.35%) V-Model
7 29 (12.72%) Automation Testing
8 28 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 26 (11.40%) Automated Testing
10 23 (10.09%) Test Automation
10 23 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (8.33%) DSDM
12 19 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.89%) Scrum
14 16 (7.02%) Performance Testing
15 14 (6.14%) Test Scripting
16 13 (5.70%) Integration Testing
17 11 (4.82%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.02%) SQL
2 15 (6.58%) Java
3 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
3 3 (1.32%) C
4 2 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 81 (35.53%) ISEB
2 54 (23.68%) ISTQB
3 29 (12.72%) Security Cleared
4 24 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 14 (6.14%) Degree
6 7 (3.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (28.51%) QA
2 16 (7.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) vCloud
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.95%) HP
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle
4 4 (1.75%) Capita
5 3 (1.32%) VMware
6 2 (0.88%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.44%) F5
7 1 (0.44%) Symantec
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Borland
7 1 (0.44%) Huawei
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