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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Manager
Rank 896 870 895
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £48,750 £40,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.63% -11.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -11.89%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Test Manager
Top 9 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 19 September 2014. 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 -21 4 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Manchester +1 2 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -17 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Scotland - 2 £53,250 -
Bolton - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £53,250 -
London - 1 £60,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Software Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) QA
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
4 9 (34.62%) ISEB
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Perl
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) SaaS
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) FogBugz
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
10 2 (7.69%) System Testing
10 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing

Software Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
1 2 (7.69%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Management
9 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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