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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Manager
Rank 865 944 972
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 18 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 6
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Test Manager
Top 16 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 4 December 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 +91 18 £60,000 +41.17% 2
South West +18 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Gloucester -9 5 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire -14 5 £60,000 +50.00%
North West -18 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
London +85 4 £60,000 -
Manchester -13 4 £47,500 +6.14% 1
Bradford - 2 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
South East +70 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Hampshire +3 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £47,500 -
Fareham - 1 £55,000 -

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) Release Management
2 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (34.48%) Test Management
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
6 7 (24.14%) QA
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Testing
8 5 (17.24%) People Management
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Selenium
9 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) ISEB
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (10.34%) Military
10 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.34%) Dell

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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.34%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) Release Management
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Test Management
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Testing
6 5 (17.24%) People Management
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (13.79%) ISEB
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Dell
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Posted: 4 days ago
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