The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Manager
Rank 930 959 985
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 10 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.026% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 18
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,600 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,750 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.14% +6.66%

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Test Manager in the job title.

Software Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the UK.

Software Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Manager over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Test Manager
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 7 £60,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -15 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 4 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £51,500 -
Scotland - 3 £51,500 -
London +4 2 £75,000 +15.38%
South West -1 1 £45,000 -6.25%
City of London - 1 £75,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Software Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Test Manager in the job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Software Testing
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) ISEB
3 17 (50.00%) QA
4 16 (47.06%) Test Management
5 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
5 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
6 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
7 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Test Planning
10 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (29.41%) Marketing
11 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
11 8 (23.53%) TDD
12 7 (20.59%) Selenium
12 7 (20.59%) Degree
12 7 (20.59%) C#
12 7 (20.59%) Java
12 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
13 6 (17.65%) Project Management
13 6 (17.65%) JIRA
14 5 (14.71%) HP
14 5 (14.71%) C++
14 5 (14.71%) Unix
15 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
15 4 (11.76%) Node.js

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) Robotium
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) JBehave
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.94%) JMeter
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (67.65%) Software Testing
2 16 (47.06%) Test Management
3 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
4 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Test Planning
8 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
11 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (11.76%) OO
11 4 (11.76%) OOP
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) SDLC
12 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (8.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) ISEB
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) HP