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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 203 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 9 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.19% 0.28% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 40
Average salary £59,000 £57,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +17.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £64,000 £57,750
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
4420 4475 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.07% 95.05% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3702 4281
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 2 £47,500 -
Staines - 1 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Epsom - 1 £80,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
5 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
5 13 (28.26%) Resource Management
6 12 (26.09%) QA
6 12 (26.09%) Information Management
7 11 (23.91%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (23.91%) Test Management
8 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
8 10 (21.74%) Java
8 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) People Management
11 7 (15.22%) ISEB
12 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.04%) Scrum
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
12 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (13.04%) Selenium
13 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
13 5 (10.87%) Jenkins

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.35%) TestPartner
6 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.35%) QALoad
6 2 (4.35%) JUnit
6 2 (4.35%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (4.35%) jMock
6 2 (4.35%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
1 4 (8.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) EFT
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Resource Management
5 12 (26.09%) Information Management
6 11 (23.91%) Test Management
7 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.39%) People Management
10 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
10 6 (13.04%) Scrum
11 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
12 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Workflow
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Automation Testing
13 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
13 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (15.22%) ISEB
6 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Empirix
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) Altova