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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 842 848 805
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 31 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.039% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 46
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £47,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 23 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 March 2015. 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 -5 30 £45,000 -25.00% 4
London +33 15 £42,250 -39.64% 1
City of London +7 11 £37,750 -46.07%
South East -17 8 £45,000 -21.73%
Oxfordshire - 3 £44,000 -
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +30 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £65,000 +36.84%
North West -4 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Manchester -14 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £44,000 -
Reading - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Essex -13 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 -
Belfast - 1 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £80,000 -
Bristol - 1 £41,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £41,000 - 1

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 37 (53.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (49.28%) Test Management
3 32 (46.38%) ISTQB
3 32 (46.38%) ISEB
4 27 (39.13%) Test Strategy
5 25 (36.23%) Retail
6 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
9 18 (26.09%) Test Planning
10 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (23.19%) Finance
11 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
12 13 (18.84%) Waterfall
13 12 (17.39%) Selenium
13 12 (17.39%) Banking
14 11 (15.94%) Oracle
14 11 (15.94%) QuickTest Pro
14 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
15 10 (14.49%) Oracle Retail
15 10 (14.49%) Project Management
15 10 (14.49%) Process Management
15 10 (14.49%) Oracle EBS
15 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
15 10 (14.49%) Web Services
15 10 (14.49%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
16 9 (13.04%) HP
17 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
18 5 (7.25%) QA

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle Retail
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Selenium
2 11 (15.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.35%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.45%) TestLink
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 25 (36.23%) Retail
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
2 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.45%) Physics
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (49.28%) Test Management
3 27 (39.13%) Test Strategy
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
6 18 (26.09%) Test Planning
7 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
9 13 (18.84%) Waterfall
10 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
11 10 (14.49%) Project Management
11 10 (14.49%) Process Management
11 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
12 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.25%) Migration
15 4 (5.80%) Workflow
15 4 (5.80%) Line Management
16 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
16 3 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) PHP
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) ISTQB
1 32 (46.38%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) VCP4
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (2.90%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
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