The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 59 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.19% 2.02% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.10% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,425 £35,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.50%
Test Manager
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
547 619 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 92.87% 96.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 498 519 409
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (18.18%) TestPartner
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) BT
5 2 (18.18%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TestPartner
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) QADirector
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) BT
1 2 (18.18%) Reuters
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