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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 296 302 332
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 153 147 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123 116 87
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +30 51 £60,000 +29.03% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 33 £52,500 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +19 21 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Surrey +5 21 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Hampshire +5 18 £52,500 +3.96%
West Sussex -32 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex +17 2 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Kent -7 1 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 134 (41.61%) Finance
2 127 (39.44%) Test Management
3 109 (33.85%) Test Strategy
4 92 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (28.26%) QA
6 79 (24.53%) ISTQB
7 72 (22.36%) Software Testing
8 68 (21.12%) Microsoft
9 67 (20.81%) Selenium
10 66 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 59 (18.32%) ISEB
12 57 (17.70%) Test Automation
13 47 (14.60%) Test Scripting
14 46 (14.29%) JIRA
15 45 (13.98%) HP
16 43 (13.35%) Performance Testing
16 43 (13.35%) SDLC
17 42 (13.04%) Degree
17 42 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
18 40 (12.42%) Line Management
19 38 (11.80%) HP UFT
20 35 (10.87%) Security Cleared
21 34 (10.56%) System Testing
22 32 (9.94%) Telecoms
23 31 (9.63%) Project Management
23 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
24 30 (9.32%) People Management
25 29 (9.01%) SQL
26 28 (8.70%) Java
26 28 (8.70%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.48%) Apache
2 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.62%) JBoss
2 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Summit
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.48%) LDAP
1 8 (2.48%) DMZ
1 8 (2.48%) Firewall
2 6 (1.86%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.55%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) MPLS
4 2 (0.62%) WAN
4 2 (0.62%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (20.81%) Selenium
2 46 (14.29%) JIRA
3 38 (11.80%) HP UFT
4 20 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.97%) LoadRunner
6 11 (3.42%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.80%) WebDriver
7 9 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.17%) Subversion
9 6 (1.86%) JMeter
9 6 (1.86%) Hudson
10 5 (1.55%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.55%) TestDirector
11 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.93%) LoadUI
12 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.93%) Ant
12 3 (0.93%) JUnit
12 3 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 134 (41.61%) Finance
2 32 (9.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.35%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) Retail
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.42%) XML
2 10 (3.11%) Web Services
2 10 (3.11%) .NET
2 10 (3.11%) CSS
3 9 (2.80%) HTML
4 8 (2.48%) Middleware
4 8 (2.48%) RESTful
5 4 (1.24%) WPF
6 2 (0.62%) WCF
6 2 (0.62%) SOAP
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.62%) iSeries
5 2 (0.62%) EFT
5 2 (0.62%) DTV
5 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.62%) User Experience
5 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.31%) EPoS
6 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.31%) AS400
6 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.31%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.42%) Linux
2 10 (3.11%) Windows
3 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (39.44%) Test Management
2 109 (33.85%) Test Strategy
3 92 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (22.36%) Software Testing
5 66 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 57 (17.70%) Test Automation
7 47 (14.60%) Test Scripting
8 43 (13.35%) Performance Testing
8 43 (13.35%) SDLC
9 40 (12.42%) Line Management
10 34 (10.56%) System Testing
11 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
11 31 (9.63%) Project Management
12 30 (9.32%) People Management
13 28 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 28 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (8.70%) Automated Testing
14 25 (7.76%) Integration Testing
14 25 (7.76%) Scrum
15 18 (5.59%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.01%) SQL
2 28 (8.70%) Java
3 12 (3.73%) C#
4 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.55%) C
5 5 (1.55%) VBScript
6 4 (1.24%) VB
7 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.93%) RPG
8 2 (0.62%) PHP
8 2 (0.62%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) Python
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (24.53%) ISTQB
2 59 (18.32%) ISEB
3 42 (13.04%) Degree
4 35 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (3.73%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.24%) HND
11 4 (1.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.26%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 42 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.73%) Nessus
2 12 (3.73%) Nmap
3 8 (2.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.98%) HP
3 28 (8.70%) Oracle
4 16 (4.97%) BEA
5 12 (3.73%) IBM
5 12 (3.73%) Coverity
6 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.86%) Capita
7 6 (1.86%) SAP
8 3 (0.93%) Symbian
8 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.62%) McAfee
9 2 (0.62%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.62%) Telerik
9 2 (0.62%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.62%) EMC
9 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.62%) F5
10 1 (0.31%) BMC
10 1 (0.31%) Borland
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