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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 54 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.94% 1.59% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.68% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
506 475 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.76% 94.62% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 425 415 426
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 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 1 May 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 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Test Management
3 6 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VBScript
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (13.33%) TestPartner
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (13.33%) TestPartner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Management
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA