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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Manager
Rank 864 877 839
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 35 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.046% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.049% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 40
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 £44,000 £45,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 21 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 April 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 +11 30 £55,000 +4.76% 5
London +23 14 £68,750 +14.58% 2
City of London +28 6 - -
East of England +21 4 £80,000 +60.00%
South East +5 4 £44,000 -9.74% 2
Oxfordshire +8 3 £44,000 -16.98% 2
Essex +2 3 £80,000 +28.00%
Scotland +18 2 £37,000 -29.52%
Yorkshire +15 2 £60,000 +6.66%
Edinburgh +14 2 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire -1 2 £60,000 +6.66%
Oxford - 2 £44,000 - 1
East Midlands +9 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Manchester +6 1 £55,000 +4.76%
North West +1 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Nottinghamshire -3 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Nottingham -12 1 - -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (44.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (43.59%) Test Management
3 33 (42.31%) ISTQB
4 32 (41.03%) Test Strategy
5 25 (32.05%) Retail
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
6 23 (29.49%) ISEB
7 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (21.79%) Test Planning
9 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Banking
11 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (14.10%) QA
13 10 (12.82%) Selenium
13 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
13 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
14 9 (11.54%) HP
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle
15 8 (10.26%) Web Services
15 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
15 8 (10.26%) Project Management
15 8 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (10.26%) Process Management
15 8 (10.26%) Line Management
15 8 (10.26%) Oracle Retail

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 8 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.28%) TestLink
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (32.05%) Retail
2 23 (29.49%) Finance
3 13 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) Derivative
2 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.28%) Physics
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (43.59%) Test Management
3 32 (41.03%) Test Strategy
4 17 (21.79%) Test Planning
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.51%) Software Testing
6 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.26%) Line Management
8 8 (10.26%) Project Management
8 8 (10.26%) Process Management
8 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.97%) People Management
10 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 23 (29.49%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
1 9 (11.54%) HP
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.28%) Capita
2 1 (1.28%) IBM
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £37k - 58k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago