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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
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
632 605 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.47% 97.74% 92.76%
Number of salaries quoted 487 498 413
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,088 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 28 November 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Scrum
3 22 (56.41%) Finance
4 20 (51.28%) ISEB
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) QA
7 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 12 (30.77%) VBScript
8 12 (30.77%) MS Office
8 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 12 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (28.21%) Banking
9 11 (28.21%) Test Management
10 10 (25.64%) Use Case
11 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
11 9 (23.08%) Retail
11 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
12 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
12 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (15.38%) Degree
15 5 (12.82%) Selenium
16 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
16 4 (10.26%) WATIR
16 4 (10.26%) TDD
16 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
16 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
16 4 (10.26%) HP
17 3 (7.69%) Telecoms

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.26%) WATIR
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Retail
4 8 (20.51%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.21%) Test Management
5 10 (25.64%) Use Case
6 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
11 1 (2.56%) ETL
11 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Stress Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) VBScript
3 3 (7.69%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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