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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 300 321 290
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 152 125 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 121 91 135
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21190 21060 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.98% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17003 17413 19031
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +21 37 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Sussex +32 33 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +12 30 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Hampshire -19 19 £49,500 +1.53% 3
Kent +1 12 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Oxfordshire 0 10 £52,750 -12.08%
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £45,000 -2.70% 3
East Sussex -17 4 £55,000 +4.76%
M4 Corridor - 2 £50,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 120 (41.10%) Finance
2 119 (40.75%) Test Strategy
3 99 (33.90%) QA
4 95 (32.53%) Software Testing
5 93 (31.85%) Test Management
6 83 (28.42%) ISTQB
7 76 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 67 (22.95%) ISEB
9 66 (22.60%) Security Cleared
10 62 (21.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
12 47 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
13 38 (13.01%) SQL
14 37 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (11.64%) HP
15 34 (11.64%) Automated Testing
16 32 (10.96%) Advertising
17 30 (10.27%) Banking
17 30 (10.27%) Selenium
18 29 (9.93%) Integration Testing
19 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (8.56%) PRINCE2
20 25 (8.56%) Retail
20 25 (8.56%) Automation Testing
21 24 (8.22%) Oracle
22 23 (7.88%) Java
22 23 (7.88%) Microsoft
22 23 (7.88%) Test Automation
23 22 (7.53%) Windows
23 22 (7.53%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.71%) IIS
4 3 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) MS Project
1 6 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) MVNO
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) VPN
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.14%) DB2
2 15 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (5.14%) DataStage
2 15 (5.14%) SQLPlus
2 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (5.14%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (5.14%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 62 (21.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (10.27%) Selenium
3 20 (6.85%) TestDirector
4 15 (5.14%) Toad
5 13 (4.45%) LoadRunner
5 13 (4.45%) JIRA
6 7 (2.40%) Bugzilla
7 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.05%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.71%) jMock
8 5 (1.71%) EasyMock
8 5 (1.71%) JMeter
8 5 (1.71%) JUnit
8 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.71%) QALoad
8 5 (1.71%) TestPartner
8 5 (1.71%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (1.37%) Maven
10 3 (1.03%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 120 (41.10%) Finance
2 32 (10.96%) Advertising
3 30 (10.27%) Banking
4 25 (8.56%) Retail
5 15 (5.14%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.05%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Military
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.82%) .NET
2 4 (1.37%) XML
3 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.34%) SOAP
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) XSL
4 1 (0.34%) J2ME
4 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.34%) WCF
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.14%) Mainframe
1 15 (5.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.68%) EFT
5 2 (0.68%) CESG
5 2 (0.68%) e-Health
5 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.68%) Physics
5 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) iPad
6 1 (0.34%) Statistics
6 1 (0.34%) BBC
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.34%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.53%) Windows
2 20 (6.85%) UNIX
3 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.71%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.03%) Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (40.75%) Test Strategy
2 95 (32.53%) Software Testing
3 93 (31.85%) Test Management
4 76 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (11.64%) Automated Testing
7 29 (9.93%) Integration Testing
8 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.56%) PRINCE2
9 25 (8.56%) Automation Testing
10 23 (7.88%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.53%) Performance Testing
12 21 (7.19%) Scrum
13 20 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 20 (6.85%) Resource Management
13 20 (6.85%) Waterfall
14 18 (6.16%) Validation
14 18 (6.16%) ITIL
15 17 (5.82%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.48%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.01%) SQL
2 23 (7.88%) Java
3 15 (5.14%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.11%) C#
5 5 (1.71%) VBScript
6 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.03%) R
6 3 (1.03%) C
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (28.42%) ISTQB
2 67 (22.95%) ISEB
3 66 (22.60%) Security Cleared
4 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.85%) Degree
6 18 (6.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.42%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (33.90%) QA
2 12 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.03%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (11.64%) HP
2 24 (8.22%) Oracle
3 23 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.14%) Business Objects
4 15 (5.14%) Cognos
5 5 (1.71%) Fujitsu
6 4 (1.37%) Capita
7 3 (1.03%) VMware
7 3 (1.03%) Altova
7 3 (1.03%) Empirix
8 1 (0.34%) Borland
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) IBM
8 1 (0.34%) F5
8 1 (0.34%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.34%) Huawei
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Salary: From £39,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago