The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 18 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank - 66 62
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.53% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.55% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £70,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 544 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.64% 96.97% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 468 458 453
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Manager
West Midlands

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Test Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
5 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) V-Model
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB