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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 493 418 400
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 490 742 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 384 585 609
Median salary £56,000 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,075
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,800 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016 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 26 July 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 -69 463 £56,000 +6.66% 50
London -7 181 £67,500 +12.50% 9
South East +22 128 £55,000 +4.76% 15
West Midlands -12 41 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Hampshire +26 39 £55,000 +4.76% 1
City of London +40 36 £67,500 +14.40% 3
Yorkshire -26 33 £56,000 +12.00% 6
North West -16 29 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Kent +39 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 24 £57,500 +9.52% 2
South West 0 23 £45,000 -10.62% 8
Berkshire -22 22 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Birmingham -8 20 £49,000 -10.90% 3
West Yorkshire -38 20 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Scotland -15 18 £51,500 -4.18% 4
Fareham -4 15 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -38 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Milton Keynes +26 14 £42,707 -14.58% 1
East of England +16 14 £50,000 -6.27% 2
East Midlands +10 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Gloucestershire -3 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Glasgow -7 11 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Leeds -7 11 £55,000 +2.32% 2
North Yorkshire +33 9 £56,000 +1.81% 2
Cheltenham 0 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Winchester - 9 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -19 8 £55,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +28 7 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Maidenhead -7 7 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxfordshire -26 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 380 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (38.60%) Test Management
3 352 (37.33%) Test Strategy
4 337 (35.74%) Finance
5 315 (33.40%) QA
6 223 (23.65%) ISTQB
7 213 (22.59%) ISEB
8 197 (20.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 192 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 179 (18.98%) Test Automation
11 157 (16.65%) Selenium
12 144 (15.27%) Software Testing
13 133 (14.10%) Automated Testing
14 132 (14.00%) Project Management
14 132 (14.00%) Test Planning
15 131 (13.89%) Mentoring
15 131 (13.89%) Functional Testing
16 126 (13.36%) Non-Functional Testing
16 126 (13.36%) SDLC
17 121 (12.83%) Degree
18 118 (12.51%) Test Scripting
19 115 (12.20%) HP
20 112 (11.88%) HP Quality Center
21 110 (11.66%) Defect Management
22 103 (10.92%) Performance Testing
23 102 (10.82%) Waterfall
24 101 (10.71%) Regression Testing
24 101 (10.71%) Banking
25 99 (10.50%) Java
26 82 (8.70%) Scrum

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 18 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.38%) Confluence
3 4 (0.42%) CMS
4 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.11%) CICS
5 1 (0.11%) Drupal
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 48 (5.09%) MS Excel
1 48 (5.09%) MS Office
2 24 (2.55%) MS Project
3 23 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.91%) Internet
2 9 (0.95%) Firewall
3 5 (0.53%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.53%) LAN
3 5 (0.53%) WAN
4 4 (0.42%) 2G
4 4 (0.42%) 3G
4 4 (0.42%) 4G
4 4 (0.42%) VoIP
5 3 (0.32%) ATM
5 3 (0.32%) HTTP
5 3 (0.32%) INAP
5 3 (0.32%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
6 2 (0.21%) RANAP
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) SCCP
6 2 (0.21%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.21%) SMPP
6 2 (0.21%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.18%) Data Mining
2 25 (2.65%) Big Data
3 15 (1.59%) EDRMS
4 14 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.53%) DB2
7 4 (0.42%) DataStage
8 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 157 (16.65%) Selenium
2 80 (8.48%) HP UFT
3 71 (7.53%) JIRA
4 57 (6.04%) Cucumber
5 44 (4.67%) LoadRunner
6 40 (4.24%) WebDriver
7 38 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.76%) TestNG
9 23 (2.44%) JUnit
10 14 (1.48%) SilkTest
10 14 (1.48%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.48%) Testopia
11 13 (1.38%) JMeter
12 12 (1.27%) Bugzilla
12 12 (1.27%) Ranorex
13 11 (1.17%) Rational Functional Tester
14 9 (0.95%) Git (software)
14 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.85%) RSpec
16 7 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 337 (35.74%) Finance
2 101 (10.71%) Banking
3 48 (5.09%) Retail
4 47 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.76%) Marketing
6 24 (2.55%) Games
7 23 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.12%) Back Office
9 15 (1.59%) Electronics
10 13 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.27%) Legal
12 9 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.95%) Local Government
13 6 (0.64%) Law
13 6 (0.64%) Military
14 4 (0.42%) Advertising
15 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.32%) Publishing
15 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.03%) .NET
2 29 (3.08%) HTML
3 25 (2.65%) Web Services
4 22 (2.33%) XML
5 21 (2.23%) Gherkin
6 19 (2.01%) SOAP
7 14 (1.48%) Middleware
8 12 (1.27%) CSS
9 11 (1.17%) XBRL
10 7 (0.74%) Ajax
11 6 (0.64%) Apache CXF
11 6 (0.64%) CGI
11 6 (0.64%) jQuery
12 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.32%) HTML5
12 3 (0.32%) RESTful
13 2 (0.21%) Flash
13 2 (0.21%) Qt
13 2 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 22 (2.33%) Social Media
4 19 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 17 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.70%) User Experience
7 13 (1.38%) Internet of Things
8 11 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.06%) Life Science
10 8 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.64%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.42%) Fintech
13 4 (0.42%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.42%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.15%) Windows
2 49 (5.20%) Unix
3 33 (3.50%) Linux
4 7 (0.74%) AIX
5 4 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.21%) Android
6 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.21%) HPUX
6 2 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (38.60%) Test Management
3 352 (37.33%) Test Strategy
4 197 (20.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 192 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 179 (18.98%) Test Automation
7 144 (15.27%) Software Testing
8 133 (14.10%) Automated Testing
9 132 (14.00%) Project Management
9 132 (14.00%) Test Planning
10 131 (13.89%) Functional Testing
10 131 (13.89%) Mentoring
11 126 (13.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 126 (13.36%) SDLC
12 118 (12.51%) Test Scripting
13 110 (11.66%) Defect Management
14 103 (10.92%) Performance Testing
15 102 (10.82%) Waterfall
16 101 (10.71%) Regression Testing
17 82 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (10.50%) Java
2 69 (7.32%) SQL
3 49 (5.20%) C#
4 27 (2.86%) C
5 22 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.33%) Python
5 22 (2.33%) Ruby
6 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 9 (0.95%) VB
9 7 (0.74%) C++
10 6 (0.64%) Groovy
11 5 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.11%) COBOL
14 1 (0.11%) JCL
14 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 223 (23.65%) ISTQB
2 213 (22.59%) ISEB
3 121 (12.83%) Degree
4 68 (7.21%) Security Cleared
5 51 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 50 (5.30%) SC Cleared
7 45 (4.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 32 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 28 (2.97%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.42%) PMP
12 3 (0.32%) CSQA
12 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.21%) CCNA
13 2 (0.21%) CCNP
13 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.21%) HND
13 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (33.40%) QA
2 15 (1.59%) SLA
3 11 (1.17%) GAMP
4 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) GMP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 112 (11.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.21%) Endace
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (12.20%) HP
2 74 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.20%) SAP
4 34 (3.61%) Oracle
5 16 (1.70%) Cognizant
6 15 (1.59%) OpenText
6 15 (1.59%) Siebel
7 12 (1.27%) Capita
8 7 (0.74%) IBM
9 6 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.42%) Dell
10 4 (0.42%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.42%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (0.42%) Informatica
10 4 (0.42%) VMware
11 3 (0.32%) EMC
11 3 (0.32%) Rally
11 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
11 3 (0.32%) TOWER Software
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £50000.0 - £60000.0 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £85,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 19 days ago