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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 835 857 830
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 38 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.052% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.055% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 33
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,900 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 17 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 29 May 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 +18 33 £56,250 +7.14% 5
London +51 16 £60,000 +9.09% 3
City of London +45 6 £100,000 +135.29% 1
East of England +19 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Essex +10 4 £80,000 +28.00%
West Yorkshire +15 3 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Yorkshire +15 3 £55,000 +18.91% 1
South West -9 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Leeds +21 2 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Edinburgh +15 2 £37,000 - 1
Scotland +15 2 £37,000 - 2
Manchester +22 1 £55,000 -
North West +15 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands -2 1 £55,000 -18.51%
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (45.21%) ISTQB
1 33 (45.21%) Test Management
2 30 (41.10%) Test Strategy
2 30 (41.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (31.51%) Finance
4 20 (27.40%) ISEB
5 18 (24.66%) Retail
6 17 (23.29%) QA
7 15 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
7 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.07%) Performance Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.70%) Test Planning
9 10 (13.70%) Banking
9 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
9 10 (13.70%) HP
10 8 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (9.59%) Line Management
11 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.59%) People Management
11 7 (9.59%) SDLC
11 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.22%) Selenium
12 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
13 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.85%) Project Management

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) TestLink
4 1 (1.37%) JMeter
4 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Retail
3 10 (13.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) SOAP
3 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.37%) Physics
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Test Management
2 30 (41.10%) Test Strategy
2 30 (41.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (20.55%) Software Testing
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.07%) Performance Testing
5 10 (13.70%) Test Planning
5 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.59%) Line Management
6 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) People Management
6 7 (9.59%) SDLC
6 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) PHP
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) ISTQB
2 20 (27.40%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) HP
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) BT
4 1 (1.37%) ATG
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) Reuters
4 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
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