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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 327 320 317
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 105 153 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.74% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 86 130 132
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +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
17609 20683 22587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.12% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14995 16855 18247
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hampshire +28 37 £55,000 +19.24% 6
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £39,000 -23.15% 2
Berkshire -28 15 £62,000 -4.61% 2
Kent +18 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +25 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Oxfordshire -7 7 £47,500 +18.75%
West Sussex -6 1 £60,000 +50.00%
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 103 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (50.54%) Finance
3 77 (41.40%) Test Management
4 63 (33.87%) Test Strategy
5 59 (31.72%) Mentoring
6 55 (29.57%) QA
7 51 (27.42%) Software Testing
7 51 (27.42%) ISTQB
8 50 (26.88%) Selenium
9 49 (26.34%) Test Automation
10 38 (20.43%) HP Quality Center
11 37 (19.89%) Project Management
12 36 (19.35%) Automated Testing
12 36 (19.35%) SDLC
13 33 (17.74%) C#
14 30 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (16.13%) WebDriver
15 29 (15.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (15.59%) HP
16 28 (15.05%) Unit Testing
17 26 (13.98%) TestNG
17 26 (13.98%) Defect Management
17 26 (13.98%) Windows
18 25 (13.44%) JUnit
18 25 (13.44%) Social Media
19 24 (12.90%) HP UFT
20 23 (12.37%) ISEB
20 23 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
21 22 (11.83%) Performance 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 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) MS Office
2 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Ethernet
1 5 (2.69%) Firewall
1 5 (2.69%) LAN
1 5 (2.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.54%) ATM
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (26.88%) Selenium
2 30 (16.13%) WebDriver
3 26 (13.98%) TestNG
4 25 (13.44%) JUnit
5 24 (12.90%) HP UFT
6 12 (6.45%) LoadRunner
7 11 (5.91%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.30%) Ranorex
9 7 (3.76%) Testopia
10 6 (3.23%) Bugzilla
10 6 (3.23%) JIRA
11 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.08%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.54%) MSTest
12 1 (0.54%) NUnit
12 1 (0.54%) QARun
12 1 (0.54%) Subversion
12 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
General
1 94 (50.54%) Finance
2 20 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.22%) Banking
4 12 (6.45%) Retail
5 10 (5.38%) Games
6 8 (4.30%) Marketing
7 7 (3.76%) Electronics
7 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) Web Services
2 3 (1.61%) CGI
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Social Media
2 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.40%) Test Management
3 63 (33.87%) Test Strategy
4 59 (31.72%) Mentoring
5 51 (27.42%) Software Testing
6 49 (26.34%) Test Automation
7 37 (19.89%) Project Management
8 36 (19.35%) Automated Testing
8 36 (19.35%) SDLC
9 30 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (15.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (15.05%) Unit Testing
12 26 (13.98%) Defect Management
13 23 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
14 22 (11.83%) Performance Testing
14 22 (11.83%) Test Planning
15 18 (9.68%) Coaching
15 18 (9.68%) Test Scripting
15 18 (9.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.74%) C#
2 19 (10.22%) Java
3 13 (6.99%) Ruby
4 6 (3.23%) Groovy
5 5 (2.69%) Perl
6 4 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (27.42%) ISTQB
2 23 (12.37%) ISEB
3 21 (11.29%) Degree
4 18 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.54%) HND
10 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (29.57%) QA
2 13 (6.99%) GAMP
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 38 (20.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) HP
2 10 (5.38%) SAP
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) Capita
5 1 (0.54%) EMC
5 1 (0.54%) IBM
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.54%) VMware
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