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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 835 834 811
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 44 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.037% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.039% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 61
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +6 42 £53,750 -10.41% 6
London +38 24 £42,250 -39.64% 2
City of London +22 19 £42,000 -40.00% 1
Manchester -2 8 £70,000 +33.33%
North West -7 8 £70,000 +33.33%
South East -34 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Surrey - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +23 2 - -
South West - 2 £44,250 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
East of England -18 1 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Essex -20 1 £80,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 -
Belfast - 1 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £80,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £41,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 42 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (52.86%) ISEB
3 34 (48.57%) ISTQB
4 30 (42.86%) Test Management
5 24 (34.29%) Test Strategy
5 24 (34.29%) Retail
6 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.71%) PRINCE2
7 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (25.71%) Test Planning
8 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
11 13 (18.57%) Waterfall
12 12 (17.14%) Selenium
12 12 (17.14%) Banking
12 12 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (15.71%) Project Management
14 10 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 10 (14.29%) Process Management
14 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (14.29%) Oracle
14 10 (14.29%) Web Services
14 10 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
14 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
15 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
15 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
16 6 (8.57%) HP
16 6 (8.57%) Line Management

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (17.14%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 24 (34.29%) Retail
2 17 (24.29%) Finance
3 12 (17.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Local Government
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (42.86%) Test Management
3 24 (34.29%) Test Strategy
4 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (25.71%) Test Planning
6 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 13 (18.57%) Waterfall
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
9 10 (14.29%) Process Management
9 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.57%) Line Management
12 4 (5.71%) People Management
12 4 (5.71%) Workflow
12 4 (5.71%) Scrum
12 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) PHP
1 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) ISEB
2 34 (48.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Capita
4 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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