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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 57 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
566 469 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.93% 97.51% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 447 423 498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 17 (53.13%) ISEB
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 14 (43.75%) QA
5 13 (40.63%) VBScript
5 13 (40.63%) MS Office
5 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
5 13 (40.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) Test Management
7 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Banking
11 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 4 (12.50%) Use Case
11 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Degree
12 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
12 3 (9.38%) Retail
12 3 (9.38%) HP
13 2 (6.25%) IBM
13 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
13 2 (6.25%) Selenium
13 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Test Management
4 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 4 (12.50%) Use Case
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Line Management
8 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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