The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
UK
Rank 481 505 426
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 412 478 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 327 365 524
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager within the UK.

Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +36 393 £55,000 -2.65% 42
South East +58 112 £52,500 -4.54% 12
London +13 94 £66,250 +1.92% 10
South West +29 38 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +28 38 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North West -10 31 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -9 29 £50,000 -6.97% 5
Hampshire +3 28 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Kent +17 27 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England +21 26 £59,750 -14.64% 2
East Midlands +26 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Manchester -20 22 £51,250 - 2
West Yorkshire +31 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds +26 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +24 20 £77,000 +28.33%
Bristol +25 19 £70,000 +35.92% 3
Birmingham -9 17 £50,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +20 15 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 12 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex +26 11 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Basingstoke +2 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire +26 10 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Winchester +19 10 £54,500 +3.80%
Bedfordshire +15 10 £59,500 -15.90% 1
Wiltshire - 10 £60,000 -
City of London +16 9 £62,500 -10.71% 5
Brighton - 9 £50,000 - 1
Dover - 9 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +29 8 £42,250 -17.96% 2
Luton -7 8 £62,500 +13.63% 1

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Test Manager in the job title.

1 402 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (33.11%) Test Strategy
3 290 (32.77%) Test Management
4 279 (31.53%) Finance
5 247 (27.91%) QA
6 238 (26.89%) ISTQB
7 211 (23.84%) ISEB
8 177 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 174 (19.66%) Software Testing
10 156 (17.63%) SDLC
11 152 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 143 (16.16%) HP
13 141 (15.93%) Selenium
14 129 (14.58%) Test Automation
14 129 (14.58%) Waterfall
15 122 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
16 116 (13.11%) Degree
16 116 (13.11%) Project Management
17 114 (12.88%) Test Scripting
18 108 (12.20%) Automation Testing
18 108 (12.20%) Banking
19 101 (11.41%) SQL
19 101 (11.41%) Mentoring
20 100 (11.30%) Performance Testing
21 97 (10.96%) Regression Testing
22 92 (10.40%) Functional Testing
22 92 (10.40%) Coaching
23 85 (9.60%) Automated Testing
23 85 (9.60%) SAP
23 85 (9.60%) Process Improvement

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 38 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.03%) Confluence
2 18 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.56%) CICS
4 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.84%) MS Office
3 29 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.26%) MS Project
5 11 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 8 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 8 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) Maximo
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (1.13%) SaaS
3 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.23%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.13%) Firewall
2 3 (0.34%) SAN
3 2 (0.23%) ATM
3 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.23%) LAN
3 2 (0.23%) WAN
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.11%) CTI
4 1 (0.11%) FTP
4 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 7 (0.79%) DB2
5 5 (0.56%) Big Data
5 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.56%) DataStage
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.34%) MySQL
7 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) Endeca
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 141 (15.93%) Selenium
2 78 (8.81%) JIRA
3 72 (8.14%) LoadRunner
4 50 (5.65%) HP UFT
5 47 (5.31%) Cucumber
6 36 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 32 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (3.28%) WebDriver
9 21 (2.37%) JMeter
10 16 (1.81%) Robot Framework
10 16 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.58%) Bugzilla
11 14 (1.58%) SoapUI
12 11 (1.24%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.24%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.02%) Appium
13 9 (1.02%) Calabash
13 9 (1.02%) Gatling
13 9 (1.02%) Ranorex
General
1 279 (31.53%) Finance
2 108 (12.20%) Banking
3 33 (3.73%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.26%) Retail
5 17 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.69%) Legal
8 13 (1.47%) Back Office
9 10 (1.13%) Games
9 10 (1.13%) Military
10 9 (1.02%) Electronics
11 8 (0.90%) Marketing
12 7 (0.79%) Front Office
13 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.45%) Law
14 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Automotive
16 2 (0.23%) Billing
16 2 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.33%) .NET
2 33 (3.73%) HTML
3 22 (2.49%) XML
4 19 (2.15%) Web Services
5 17 (1.92%) SOAP
6 14 (1.58%) Gherkin
7 13 (1.47%) XBRL
8 9 (1.02%) HTML5
8 9 (1.02%) Middleware
9 8 (0.90%) CSS
9 8 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.68%) RESTful
11 6 (0.68%) Spring
12 5 (0.56%) Ajax
13 4 (0.45%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.45%) Apache CXF
13 4 (0.45%) Node.js
14 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 23 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.47%) Derivative
5 13 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.36%) Fintech
7 11 (1.24%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.24%) Reinsurance
8 10 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.13%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.13%) iPad
9 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.68%) Statistics
12 5 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.56%) VSAM
13 4 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.52%) Windows
2 31 (3.50%) Unix
3 20 (2.26%) Linux
4 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.56%) AIX
6 2 (0.23%) Android
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) HPUX
7 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (33.11%) Test Strategy
3 290 (32.77%) Test Management
4 177 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 174 (19.66%) Software Testing
6 156 (17.63%) SDLC
7 152 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 129 (14.58%) Test Automation
8 129 (14.58%) Waterfall
9 116 (13.11%) Project Management
10 114 (12.88%) Test Scripting
11 108 (12.20%) Automation Testing
12 101 (11.41%) Mentoring
13 100 (11.30%) Performance Testing
14 97 (10.96%) Regression Testing
15 92 (10.40%) Coaching
15 92 (10.40%) Functional Testing
16 85 (9.60%) Automated Testing
16 85 (9.60%) Process Improvement
17 82 (9.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (11.41%) SQL
2 71 (8.02%) Java
3 31 (3.50%) C#
4 16 (1.81%) C
5 13 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 12 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.24%) Ruby
7 11 (1.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.90%) Python
8 8 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.68%) C++
11 5 (0.56%) COBOL
11 5 (0.56%) JCL
12 4 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.34%) Perl
13 3 (0.34%) VB
14 2 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 238 (26.89%) ISTQB
2 211 (23.84%) ISEB
3 116 (13.11%) Degree
4 66 (7.46%) Security Cleared
5 53 (5.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 47 (5.31%) DV Cleared
6 47 (5.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 43 (4.86%) ISEB Practitioner
8 41 (4.63%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.24%) CCNA
10 11 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.24%) HND
11 6 (0.68%) CCNP
12 5 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.23%) CIPD
13 2 (0.23%) MBCS
13 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (27.91%) QA
2 26 (2.94%) SLA
3 7 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.56%) SDET
5 3 (0.34%) COSO
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) BS25999
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 122 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.68%) Endace
2 6 (0.68%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.34%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 143 (16.16%) HP
2 85 (9.60%) SAP
3 65 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 63 (7.12%) Oracle
5 28 (3.16%) IBM
6 14 (1.58%) Murex
7 12 (1.36%) Ariba
8 10 (1.13%) Remedy
9 9 (1.02%) Cadence
9 9 (1.02%) Citrix
10 8 (0.90%) Riverbed
11 7 (0.79%) EMC
12 6 (0.68%) Cognizant
12 6 (0.68%) Dell
12 6 (0.68%) Informatica
12 6 (0.68%) webMethods
13 5 (0.56%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.56%) Capita
13 5 (0.56%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.45%) SOASTA, Inc
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Highly competitive package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Boston Hale
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus £4K Car or Car Allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus, pension, childcare vouchers, shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago