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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Manager
Rank 916 950 993
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 5 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 18
Median salary £45,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
Top 9 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 25 June 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 +44 4 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 - 1
South East +50 1 £41,000 -23.72%
Oxford - 1 £41,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £41,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (80.95%) ISEB
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
6 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (42.86%) Marketing
6 9 (42.86%) Test Management
6 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
7 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) QA
9 6 (28.57%) SDLC
10 5 (23.81%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
11 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
11 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 4 (19.05%) Coaching
12 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (14.29%) Unix
12 3 (14.29%) RUP
12 3 (14.29%) Java
12 3 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
5 9 (42.86%) Test Management
5 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) SDLC
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
9 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) V-Model
10 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) ISEB
2 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago