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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Manager
Rank 870 839 850
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 27 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.039% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 18
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £42,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £110,000 £93,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 19 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 30 October 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 -22 25 £70,000 +16.66% 3
London +3 10 £55,625 -44.37% 2
East of England -8 6 £75,000 +100.00%
Essex - 6 £75,000 -
City of London +19 5 £39,000 -58.94% 1
South East -3 4 £38,500 -26.66%
North West -11 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Manchester -14 3 £70,000 - 1
Brentwood - 3 £72,500 -
Horsham - 3 £38,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £38,500 -
Scotland +10 2 £75,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £53,500 +18.88%
Surrey -14 1 £50,000 -4.76%
South West -15 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Northamptonshire -22 1 £53,500 +18.88%
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (34.25%) ISTQB
3 25 (34.25%) Test Management
4 24 (32.88%) Test Strategy
5 23 (31.51%) ISEB
6 19 (26.03%) Finance
7 18 (24.66%) Line Management
8 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
9 14 (19.18%) People Management
10 12 (16.44%) QA
10 12 (16.44%) Project Management
10 12 (16.44%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (15.07%) Banking
11 11 (15.07%) Capita
12 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Retail
12 10 (13.70%) Local Government
12 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
13 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
14 8 (10.96%) Selenium
15 7 (9.59%) User Stories
15 7 (9.59%) Dependency Management
16 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
16 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
16 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.37%) BASE24
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (10.96%) Selenium
3 4 (5.48%) TestDirector
4 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Retail
3 10 (13.70%) Local Government
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (34.25%) Test Management
4 24 (32.88%) Test Strategy
5 18 (24.66%) Line Management
6 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
7 14 (19.18%) People Management
8 12 (16.44%) Project Management
9 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
9 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
12 7 (9.59%) Dependency Management
12 7 (9.59%) User Stories
13 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
13 6 (8.22%) Information Management
13 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
13 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.51%) ISEB
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Capita
2 6 (8.22%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
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