The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Manager
Rank 876 878 881
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 16 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 6
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +17 16 £62,500 +38.88% 3
London +48 9 £65,000 -
South East -7 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Berkshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -29 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £48,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £48,000 -

Software Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Software Testing
2 17 (73.91%) QA
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) ISEB
4 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
6 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
7 8 (34.78%) MSTest
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
9 6 (26.09%) People Management
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
12 3 (13.04%) Games
12 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Test Management
12 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 3 (13.04%) TDD
12 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
13 2 (8.70%) Python
13 2 (8.70%) JavaScript

Software Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
1 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (34.78%) MSTest
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) BBC
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Software Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) People Management
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
10 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
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