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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 295 324 346
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 142 137 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.67% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.69% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117 118 101
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
17682 19816 21539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14954 16355 16827
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Berkshire -9 35 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire +14 34 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Kent +41 31 £46,250 -15.90%
Buckinghamshire +10 23 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +23 5 £33,500 -21.17% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 £60,000 -
East Sussex 0 2 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -3 2 £65,000 +41.30%
Oxfordshire -22 2 £47,500 +3.26%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 110 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.22%) Test Management
3 101 (42.80%) Test Strategy
3 101 (42.80%) Finance
4 75 (31.78%) Mentoring
5 74 (31.36%) ISTQB
6 72 (30.51%) HP Quality Center
7 68 (28.81%) Software Testing
8 65 (27.54%) HP
9 56 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (22.46%) QA
11 50 (21.19%) Selenium
12 48 (20.34%) Test Automation
13 46 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (19.07%) SDLC
15 43 (18.22%) Waterfall
16 42 (17.80%) ISEB
17 40 (16.95%) Project Management
18 39 (16.53%) People Management
19 35 (14.83%) Degree
19 35 (14.83%) HP UFT
20 32 (13.56%) Performance Testing
20 32 (13.56%) Line Management
21 31 (13.14%) V-Model
21 31 (13.14%) LoadRunner
22 30 (12.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
23 29 (12.29%) C#
24 26 (11.02%) Test Scripting
25 25 (10.59%) Functional Testing
26 24 (10.17%) Automated 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 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) MS Office
2 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) SAP CO
1 9 (3.81%) SAP FI
1 9 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.85%) Maximo
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) Firewall
2 3 (1.27%) ATM
2 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.27%) LAN
2 3 (1.27%) WAN
3 2 (0.85%) Intranet
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.42%) CTI
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 50 (21.19%) Selenium
2 35 (14.83%) HP UFT
3 31 (13.14%) LoadRunner
4 22 (9.32%) WebDriver
5 17 (7.20%) JUnit
5 17 (7.20%) TestNG
6 13 (5.51%) JIRA
7 12 (5.08%) Ranorex
8 10 (4.24%) Testopia
9 9 (3.81%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.12%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) JMeter
11 3 (1.27%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.85%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.85%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.42%) MSTest
13 1 (0.42%) NeoLoad
13 1 (0.42%) Subversion
13 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (42.80%) Finance
2 22 (9.32%) Banking
3 11 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
4 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 5 (2.12%) Games
6 4 (1.69%) Electronics
7 3 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) Web Services
2 3 (1.27%) HTML
2 3 (1.27%) HTML5
2 3 (1.27%) SOAP
3 2 (0.85%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) CGI
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.20%) Social Media
2 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.85%) APACS
5 2 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.85%) EFT
5 2 (0.85%) EFTPOS
5 2 (0.85%) EMV
5 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.85%) EPoS
5 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) SCADA
5 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.42%) IVR
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.05%) Windows
2 2 (0.85%) AIX
2 2 (0.85%) Unix
3 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.22%) Test Management
3 101 (42.80%) Test Strategy
4 75 (31.78%) Mentoring
5 68 (28.81%) Software Testing
6 56 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (20.34%) Test Automation
8 46 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (19.07%) SDLC
10 43 (18.22%) Waterfall
11 40 (16.95%) Project Management
12 39 (16.53%) People Management
13 32 (13.56%) Line Management
13 32 (13.56%) Performance Testing
14 31 (13.14%) V-Model
15 26 (11.02%) Test Scripting
16 25 (10.59%) Functional Testing
17 24 (10.17%) Automated Testing
18 23 (9.75%) Test Planning
19 21 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.29%) C#
2 19 (8.05%) Java
3 8 (3.39%) Ruby
4 4 (1.69%) Groovy
5 3 (1.27%) Perl
6 2 (0.85%) SQL
7 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (31.36%) ISTQB
2 42 (17.80%) ISEB
3 35 (14.83%) Degree
4 30 (12.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 16 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.46%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) GAMP
3 2 (0.85%) COSO
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 72 (30.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 65 (27.54%) HP
2 19 (8.05%) SAP
3 13 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle
5 3 (1.27%) Citrix
5 3 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (0.85%) Capita
6 2 (0.85%) Elavon
6 2 (0.85%) EMC
6 2 (0.85%) Ingenico
6 2 (0.85%) Sage
6 2 (0.85%) Syclo
6 2 (0.85%) TSYS
6 2 (0.85%) VeriFone
6 2 (0.85%) VocaLink
6 2 (0.85%) webMethods
6 2 (0.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
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