The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 57 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.98% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.58% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £46,500 £43,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,700 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 513 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.19% 97.16% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 419 516
Average salary £39,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Wiltshire

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 July 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (66.67%) Scrum
2 13 (61.90%) ISEB
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) QA
6 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Banking
7 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
7 8 (38.10%) VBScript
7 8 (38.10%) VB
7 8 (38.10%) VBA
7 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 6 (28.57%) Use Case
9 6 (28.57%) Retail
9 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Test Management
11 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
12 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
12 3 (14.29%) WATIR
12 3 (14.29%) Selenium
12 3 (14.29%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
12 3 (14.29%) TDD
13 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (38.10%) MS Office
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 3 (14.29%) WATIR
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Scrum
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) VBScript
2 8 (38.10%) VB
2 8 (38.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) HP