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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 849 825 838
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 32 49 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.049% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 25
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £46,050 £41,779
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,900 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,138 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.11% +5.00%

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
107598 100869 111117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.23% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87033 83734 94775
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 3 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 28 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 3 September 2014. 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 -37 31 £55,000 +4.76% 1
London -9 9 £70,000 -6.66%
South East -23 8 £44,250 -15.71%
Bristol -4 6 £42,275 -11.92%
South West -19 6 £42,275 -11.92%
East of England - 5 £64,250 - 1
Horsham - 4 £38,500 -
Essex - 4 £72,500 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Surrey -11 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Northamptonshire -16 1 - -
West Yorkshire -30 1 £40,000 -13.97%
Leeds -31 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire -53 1 £40,000 -13.97%
Docklands, London - 1 £107,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £56,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £75,000 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £56,000 -
Scotland - 1 £75,000 - 1
Thurrock - 1 - -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 38 (40.86%) Test Strategy
2 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.11%) Software Testing
3 28 (30.11%) ISTQB
4 26 (27.96%) Test Management
5 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (21.51%) Finance
7 19 (20.43%) QA
8 18 (19.35%) Line Management
9 15 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) ISEB
10 14 (15.05%) Information Management
10 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
10 14 (15.05%) Mobile App
11 13 (13.98%) Capita
11 13 (13.98%) Resource Management
11 13 (13.98%) Java
11 13 (13.98%) Project Management
12 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (11.83%) Business Analysis
13 11 (11.83%) Local Government
14 10 (10.75%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (10.75%) Scrum
15 9 (9.68%) Test Planning
16 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (8.60%) Validation
16 8 (8.60%) Risk Management

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 3 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) BASE24
2 1 (1.08%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) GSM
1 1 (1.08%) UMTS
1 1 (1.08%) 3G
1 1 (1.08%) 2G
1 1 (1.08%) LTE
1 1 (1.08%) 4G
1 1 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.08%) Big Data
1 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (5.38%) Selenium
3 3 (3.23%) FitNesse
3 3 (3.23%) Hudson
3 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.23%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Maven
4 2 (2.15%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.08%) QADirector
5 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Local Government
3 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
1 3 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) CESG
3 1 (1.08%) Statistics
3 1 (1.08%) Social Media
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.08%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Test Strategy
2 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.11%) Software Testing
4 26 (27.96%) Test Management
5 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (19.35%) Line Management
7 14 (15.05%) Information Management
7 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.98%) Resource Management
8 13 (13.98%) Project Management
9 11 (11.83%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Scrum
11 9 (9.68%) Test Planning
12 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.60%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.60%) Validation
13 7 (7.53%) Performance Testing
13 7 (7.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) Java
2 6 (6.45%) SQL
3 5 (5.38%) C
4 4 (4.30%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.05%) ISEB
3 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.75%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (7.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.98%) Capita
3 4 (4.30%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) Altova
4 3 (3.23%) Empirix
5 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos
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