The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 195 189 177
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 11 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 0.38% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.40% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 37
Average salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Manager
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Redhill - 3 £50,000 -
Staines - 1 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £57,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 19 (34.55%) Software Testing
3 19 (34.55%) ISTQB
4 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
5 17 (30.91%) QA
6 16 (29.09%) Information Management
7 15 (27.27%) Resource Management
7 15 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 14 (25.45%) Automated Testing
8 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 12 (21.82%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) People Management
11 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (18.18%) Test Management
13 9 (16.36%) SQL
13 9 (16.36%) Degree
14 7 (12.73%) Selenium
14 7 (12.73%) Scrum
14 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
15 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
15 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
15 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
15 6 (10.91%) SharePoint

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (12.73%) Selenium
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) QALoad
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) TestPartner
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.45%) Hudson
4 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.45%) jMock
4 3 (5.45%) EasyMock
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
1 4 (7.27%) LAMP
2 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) EFT
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 19 (34.55%) Software Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Information Management
5 15 (27.27%) Resource Management
6 14 (25.45%) Automated Testing
7 12 (21.82%) People Management
8 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (18.18%) Test Management
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
11 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
12 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 4 (7.27%) Workflow
13 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
13 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) PHP
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) ISTQB
2 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
3 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (16.36%) Degree
6 6 (10.91%) ISEB
7 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Empirix
2 3 (5.45%) Altova
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) Capita