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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 281 292 284
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 161 153 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 132 120 122
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +38 58 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey +10 27 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Hampshire -2 27 £46,000 -5.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +12 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +12 10 £52,500 -0.94% 1
West Sussex -20 6 £39,213 -28.70%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 108 (35.53%) Finance
2 101 (33.22%) Test Management
3 96 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 93 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (28.62%) Selenium
6 84 (27.63%) Test Strategy
7 82 (26.97%) QA
8 77 (25.33%) ISEB
9 69 (22.70%) HP
10 64 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
11 58 (19.08%) Software Testing
12 55 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
14 43 (14.14%) Performance Testing
14 43 (14.14%) Line Management
15 42 (13.82%) QuickTest Pro
16 39 (12.83%) PRINCE2
17 38 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 37 (12.17%) Degree
19 36 (11.84%) Test Scripting
20 33 (10.86%) LoadRunner
21 31 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
22 28 (9.21%) Integration Testing
22 28 (9.21%) System Testing
23 27 (8.88%) Automated Testing
23 27 (8.88%) Project Management
24 26 (8.55%) Mentoring
24 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
25 25 (8.22%) Oracle
26 24 (7.89%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (3.62%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.63%) LDAP
1 8 (2.63%) DMZ
1 8 (2.63%) Firewall
2 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.99%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (28.62%) Selenium
2 42 (13.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 33 (10.86%) LoadRunner
4 24 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 20 (6.58%) JIRA
6 11 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.96%) JMeter
8 8 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
9 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.97%) Subversion
10 6 (1.97%) Hudson
11 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.32%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.99%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.99%) Ant
13 3 (0.99%) Maven
13 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.66%) QUnit
General
1 108 (35.53%) Finance
2 21 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.59%) Retail
4 16 (5.26%) Banking
5 9 (2.96%) Marketing
6 6 (1.97%) Automotive
7 4 (1.32%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.61%) Middleware
2 12 (3.95%) .NET
3 8 (2.63%) RESTful
3 8 (2.63%) Web Services
4 5 (1.64%) HTML
5 4 (1.32%) WPF
5 4 (1.32%) XML
6 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.66%) WCF
7 2 (0.66%) CSS
8 1 (0.33%) SOAP
8 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.64%) Open Source
5 4 (1.32%) iSeries
6 3 (0.99%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.99%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.66%) New Media
7 2 (0.66%) EFT
7 2 (0.66%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.61%) Linux
2 10 (3.29%) Windows
3 8 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (33.22%) Test Management
2 93 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (27.63%) Test Strategy
4 58 (19.08%) Software Testing
5 55 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
7 43 (14.14%) Performance Testing
7 43 (14.14%) Line Management
8 39 (12.83%) PRINCE2
9 36 (11.84%) Test Scripting
10 31 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (9.21%) Integration Testing
11 28 (9.21%) System Testing
12 27 (8.88%) Automated Testing
12 27 (8.88%) Project Management
13 26 (8.55%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.89%) People Management
15 22 (7.24%) Scrum
16 20 (6.58%) Release Management
16 20 (6.58%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.89%) SQL
2 18 (5.92%) Java
3 9 (2.96%) C#
4 8 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.64%) PHP
5 5 (1.64%) RPG
6 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.99%) VBScript
7 3 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.66%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 96 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 77 (25.33%) ISEB
3 37 (12.17%) Degree
4 23 (7.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 19 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (4.28%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.29%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.96%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.66%) CCNA
11 2 (0.66%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (26.97%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 64 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) cPanel
4 2 (0.66%) Nessus
4 2 (0.66%) Nmap
Vendors
1 69 (22.70%) HP
2 38 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.22%) Oracle
4 20 (6.58%) IBM
5 14 (4.61%) BEA
6 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.97%) Capita
7 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.32%) SAP
8 3 (0.99%) Symbian
9 2 (0.66%) Coverity
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe
9 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.66%) Marketo
10 1 (0.33%) BMC
10 1 (0.33%) Borland
10 1 (0.33%) Remedy
10 1 (0.33%) McAfee
10 1 (0.33%) EMC
10 1 (0.33%) Huawei
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