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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 51 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.04% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £48,750 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
668 619 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.67% 97.33% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 541 500 398
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 1 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
2 21 (70.00%) ISEB
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) QA
5 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (43.33%) VBScript
6 13 (43.33%) MS Office
6 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
8 9 (30.00%) Use Case
8 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) Retail
9 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
9 8 (26.67%) VB
9 8 (26.67%) VBA
10 7 (23.33%) Test Management
11 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Degree
12 5 (16.67%) Selenium
13 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
13 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (13.33%) TDD
13 4 (13.33%) WATIR
13 4 (13.33%) HP

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Office
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.33%) WATIR
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 8 (26.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (30.00%) Use Case
4 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
6 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.33%) ETL
9 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (3.33%) Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) VBScript
3 8 (26.67%) VB
3 8 (26.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
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