The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 918 901 910
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 33 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.038% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 30
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £37,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 25 £60,000 +14.28% 3
London -11 9 £77,500 +83.43% 1
West Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
Stirling - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland - 6 £55,000 -
City of London +42 3 £85,000 +102.38%
East of England +4 3 £62,500 -21.87%
South East -10 3 £48,750 +8.33%
Hertfordshire - 3 £62,500 -
Hertford - 3 £62,500 -
Berkshire +1 1 £45,000 -25.00%
North West +1 1 £41,500 -40.71%
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £41,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 43 (51.81%) Finance
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) Test Management
3 39 (46.99%) Test Strategy
4 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (32.53%) ISTQB
6 26 (31.33%) QA
7 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (27.71%) ISEB
9 21 (25.30%) Degree
10 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
10 20 (24.10%) Mentoring
11 19 (22.89%) Test Planning
12 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
12 17 (20.48%) Oracle
13 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
13 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.07%) Selenium
15 14 (16.87%) ITIL
16 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
16 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
17 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (14.46%) HP
17 12 (14.46%) Banking
18 11 (13.25%) SAP
18 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
18 11 (13.25%) Defect Management
19 10 (12.05%) Non-Functional Testing
19 10 (12.05%) Software Testing
20 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Mingle
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) GPRS
2 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.20%) MPLS
2 1 (1.20%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Selenium
2 5 (6.02%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.02%) Rational Functional Tester
2 5 (6.02%) SilkTest
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.41%) WATIR
5 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (51.81%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.43%) Local Government
4 7 (8.43%) Marketing
5 5 (6.02%) Retail
6 4 (4.82%) Law
7 3 (3.61%) Automotive
7 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
1 5 (6.02%) HTML
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
1 5 (6.02%) SOAP
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
1 5 (6.02%) XBRL
1 5 (6.02%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) DCOM
2 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.43%) NHS
4 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.20%) Contactless
7 1 (1.20%) EMV
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Linux
1 5 (6.02%) Unix
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) Test Management
3 39 (46.99%) Test Strategy
4 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (24.10%) Mentoring
7 19 (22.89%) Test Planning
8 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
9 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
10 14 (16.87%) ITIL
11 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
11 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
12 11 (13.25%) Defect Management
12 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.05%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (12.05%) Software Testing
14 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
15 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (9.64%) People Management
16 7 (8.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) Java
3 5 (6.02%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) ISTQB
2 23 (27.71%) ISEB
3 21 (25.30%) Degree
4 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (31.33%) QA
2 8 (9.64%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) COREP
3 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) FATCA
3 2 (2.41%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.48%) Oracle
3 12 (14.46%) HP
4 11 (13.25%) SAP
5 8 (9.64%) Capita
6 5 (6.02%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) Cramer
8 1 (1.20%) Infovista
8 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.20%) Remedy
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