The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 230 208 221
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Test Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Gloucestershire +14 10 £45,000 -2.43% 1
Bristol -23 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Dorset - 3 £85,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) Selenium
4 18 (42.86%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 14 (33.33%) ISEB
7 13 (30.95%) Python
7 13 (30.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (26.19%) Degree
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
10 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
10 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Test Management
11 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
12 8 (19.05%) TDD
12 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Internet
12 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
12 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
12 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
12 8 (19.05%) Big Data
12 8 (19.05%) Internet of Things

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
3 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) RSpec
5 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.76%) JBehave
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (16.67%) Electronics
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Military
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) REST
1 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Internet of Things
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) Defect Tracking
3 13 (30.95%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Test Management
8 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 8 (19.05%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) Test Planning
8 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) SDLC
10 6 (14.29%) BDD
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.29%) Information Management
10 6 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) VB
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) ISEB
3 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (26.19%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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