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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 66 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.49% 1.54% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.62% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
569 495 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.13% 95.19% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 514 421 435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 July 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 6 (60.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (20.00%) Reuters
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
1 2 (20.00%) Reuters
1 2 (20.00%) BT
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago