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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 308 315 340
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 135 145 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 116
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +24 40 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire -25 27 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Kent +39 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 24 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Oxfordshire -22 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Surrey +13 5 £33,500 -21.17% 3
West Sussex -2 3 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East Sussex +4 2 £50,000 +14.28%
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 29 July 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.

1 107 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (45.93%) Finance
3 89 (42.58%) Test Management
4 80 (38.28%) Test Strategy
5 68 (32.54%) Mentoring
6 63 (30.14%) ISTQB
7 56 (26.79%) HP Quality Center
8 53 (25.36%) Test Automation
8 53 (25.36%) Software Testing
8 53 (25.36%) QA
9 52 (24.88%) Selenium
10 47 (22.49%) HP
11 45 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (17.70%) Project Management
12 37 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (17.22%) SDLC
14 34 (16.27%) Waterfall
15 33 (15.79%) C#
16 32 (15.31%) ISEB
16 32 (15.31%) HP UFT
17 31 (14.83%) Automated Testing
18 30 (14.35%) Degree
19 27 (12.92%) WebDriver
19 27 (12.92%) V-Model
19 27 (12.92%) People Management
19 27 (12.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 26 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
20 26 (12.44%) Performance Testing
20 26 (12.44%) Unit Testing
21 25 (11.96%) Test Planning

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 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Office
2 7 (3.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.39%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.39%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) IaaS
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Firewall
2 5 (2.39%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.39%) LAN
2 5 (2.39%) WAN
3 2 (0.96%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) ATM
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 52 (24.88%) Selenium
2 32 (15.31%) HP UFT
3 27 (12.92%) WebDriver
4 23 (11.00%) LoadRunner
5 22 (10.53%) JUnit
5 22 (10.53%) TestNG
6 11 (5.26%) JIRA
6 11 (5.26%) Ranorex
7 10 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.31%) Testopia
9 8 (3.83%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.44%) JMeter
11 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.96%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.96%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.96%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.48%) MSTest
12 1 (0.48%) QARun
12 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (45.93%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Banking
3 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Electronics
4 8 (3.83%) Marketing
4 8 (3.83%) Retail
5 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.87%) Games
7 4 (1.91%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Military
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.83%) Web Services
2 2 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.96%) CGI
2 2 (0.96%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) HTML5
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) Social Media
2 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.48%) Windows
2 2 (0.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (42.58%) Test Management
3 80 (38.28%) Test Strategy
4 68 (32.54%) Mentoring
5 53 (25.36%) Software Testing
5 53 (25.36%) Test Automation
6 45 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (17.70%) Project Management
7 37 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (17.22%) SDLC
9 34 (16.27%) Waterfall
10 31 (14.83%) Automated Testing
11 27 (12.92%) People Management
11 27 (12.92%) V-Model
12 26 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (12.44%) Performance Testing
12 26 (12.44%) Unit Testing
13 25 (11.96%) Test Planning
14 24 (11.48%) Defect Management
15 23 (11.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.79%) C#
2 22 (10.53%) Java
3 14 (6.70%) Ruby
4 6 (2.87%) Groovy
5 5 (2.39%) Perl
6 2 (0.96%) SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (30.14%) ISTQB
2 32 (15.31%) ISEB
3 30 (14.35%) Degree
4 27 (12.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (7.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (25.36%) QA
2 9 (4.31%) GAMP
3 1 (0.48%) COSO
Systems Management
1 56 (26.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (22.49%) HP
2 17 (8.13%) SAP
3 11 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.96%) Capita
4 2 (0.96%) EMC
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix
5 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) VMware
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