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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Manager
Rank 914 944 976
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 9 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 19
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £39,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,050 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Software Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Test Manager
Top 12 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 27 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 +3 6 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland - 3 £51,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £51,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £45,000 - 1
South West - 3 £45,000 - 1
London +19 1 - -
South East +2 1 £41,000 -25.45%
West Midlands -20 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
Oxford - 1 £41,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £41,000 -

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
4 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (46.15%) Test Management
5 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Marketing
7 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (38.46%) Test Planning
8 9 (34.62%) QA
9 7 (26.92%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (23.08%) SDLC
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Unix
11 5 (19.23%) Java
12 4 (15.38%) C#
12 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 4 (15.38%) Coaching
13 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
13 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
13 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement

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 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Robotium
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (46.15%) Test Management
4 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Test Planning
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) V-Model
10 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 days ago