The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Manager
Rank 443 445 453
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.033% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.035% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +62.50%
Testing 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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Testing Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Testing Manager across the South East region.

Testing Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Testing Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Testing 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 Testing Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £27,500 -67.64%
Surrey - 4 - -
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Testing Manager
England

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) QA
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
1 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Marketing
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) MS Access
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Testing 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 Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Learning Management System
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
1 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP