The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 301 313 323
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 147 136 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 123 106 92
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,900 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +12 48 £60,000 +24.35% 4
Oxfordshire +30 29 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 27 £53,500 +18.88%
Hampshire +28 18 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Surrey +16 12 £51,250 -12.01% 2
West Sussex -43 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
East Sussex +19 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Kent -18 1 £55,000 -13.72% 1
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 138 (44.23%) Test Management
2 125 (40.06%) Finance
3 105 (33.65%) Test Strategy
4 92 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (26.28%) QA
6 70 (22.44%) ISTQB
7 68 (21.79%) Software Testing
8 61 (19.55%) Selenium
9 60 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 59 (18.91%) ISEB
10 59 (18.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 56 (17.95%) Test Automation
12 48 (15.38%) Line Management
13 46 (14.74%) Security Cleared
13 46 (14.74%) JIRA
14 45 (14.42%) SDLC
15 43 (13.78%) Test Scripting
16 41 (13.14%) Degree
17 40 (12.82%) HP
18 39 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
19 36 (11.54%) PRINCE2
20 35 (11.22%) Oracle
21 34 (10.90%) Java
22 33 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (10.58%) Telecoms
22 33 (10.58%) System Testing
23 32 (10.26%) HP UFT
24 31 (9.94%) Performance Testing
25 30 (9.62%) Security Testing
25 30 (9.62%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (2.56%) Apache
2 6 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.92%) Maximo
2 2 (0.64%) Summit
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.56%) LDAP
1 8 (2.56%) DMZ
1 8 (2.56%) Firewall
2 7 (2.24%) Network Security
3 6 (1.92%) SAN
4 5 (1.60%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.28%) MPLS
6 3 (0.96%) VPN
6 3 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.32%) SDH
7 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (19.55%) Selenium
2 46 (14.74%) JIRA
3 32 (10.26%) HP UFT
4 18 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.21%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.88%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.56%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.24%) Subversion
10 6 (1.92%) TestDirector
10 6 (1.92%) Hudson
11 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.60%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.28%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.28%) Ant
12 4 (1.28%) JUnit
12 4 (1.28%) Maven
13 3 (0.96%) QADirector
13 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.64%) QUnit
General
1 125 (40.06%) Finance
2 33 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.85%) Banking
4 8 (2.56%) Retail
4 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.85%) CSS
1 12 (3.85%) Web Services
1 12 (3.85%) XML
2 11 (3.53%) HTML
3 10 (3.21%) .NET
4 8 (2.56%) Middleware
4 8 (2.56%) RESTful
5 4 (1.28%) WPF
6 3 (0.96%) WCF
7 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.64%) SOAP
8 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.92%) SCADA
4 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.96%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.96%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.32%) iPad
8 1 (0.32%) AS400
8 1 (0.32%) DTV
8 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.85%) Windows
2 11 (3.53%) Linux
3 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.92%) AIX
6 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.23%) Test Management
2 105 (33.65%) Test Strategy
3 92 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (21.79%) Software Testing
5 59 (18.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 56 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 48 (15.38%) Line Management
8 45 (14.42%) SDLC
9 43 (13.78%) Test Scripting
10 36 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 33 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (10.58%) System Testing
12 31 (9.94%) Performance Testing
13 30 (9.62%) Automated Testing
13 30 (9.62%) Security Testing
14 29 (9.29%) Scrum
14 29 (9.29%) Project Management
15 27 (8.65%) Mentoring
16 25 (8.01%) Performance Management
17 24 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.90%) Java
2 25 (8.01%) SQL
3 15 (4.81%) C#
4 8 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.24%) VBScript
6 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.60%) C
7 5 (1.60%) VB
8 2 (0.64%) VBA
8 2 (0.64%) Ruby
8 2 (0.64%) RPG
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (22.44%) ISTQB
2 59 (18.91%) ISEB
3 46 (14.74%) Security Cleared
4 41 (13.14%) Degree
5 27 (8.65%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.41%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.28%) HND
11 4 (1.28%) CCNA
11 4 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (26.28%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 39 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (6.73%) Nessus
2 21 (6.73%) Nmap
3 7 (2.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 60 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.82%) HP
3 35 (11.22%) Oracle
4 21 (6.73%) Coverity
5 15 (4.81%) BEA
6 14 (4.49%) IBM
7 7 (2.24%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.92%) Syclo
8 6 (1.92%) webMethods
9 4 (1.28%) SAP
10 3 (0.96%) Symbian
10 3 (0.96%) Telerik
10 3 (0.96%) Capita
11 2 (0.64%) F5
11 2 (0.64%) Computacenter
11 2 (0.64%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.64%) Remedy
11 2 (0.64%) McAfee
11 2 (0.64%) EMC
11 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
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