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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Manager
Rank 889 959 983
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 10 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 11
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +57.14%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +59 10 £51,250 -6.81% 5
South East +22 5 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +16 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West +12 5 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Fareham - 5 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -2 4 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Cheltenham -8 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucester - 2 £47,500 - 2
Melksham - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 5 (26.32%) People Management
5 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) People Management
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago