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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 49 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.23% 2.53% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.64% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,075 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,700
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
502 683 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.31% 95.93% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 456 551 443
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £59,050 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
5 3 (18.75%) TestLink
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) BT
6 2 (12.50%) Reuters
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Cognizant

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.25%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (18.75%) TestLink
2 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) QADirector
3 1 (6.25%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) People Management
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) BT
1 2 (12.50%) Reuters
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Cognizant