The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Manager
Rank 859 900 858
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 37 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.029% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 18
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £94,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.20% +56.25%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Testing Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Testing Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Manager
Salary Trend

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

Testing Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Testing Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Manager over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 35 £65,000 -7.14% 6
London +37 19 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East +23 11 £55,000 -45.00%
Egham - 7 - -
Surrey - 7 - -
East of England +22 6 £53,000 -29.33%
Cambridgeshire +21 5 £55,000 -
Peterborough - 5 £55,000 -
City of London +48 3 £57,500 -43.90%
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Swansea - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £61,250 -
Wales - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 - -
Essex +2 1 £51,000 -32.00%
West Midlands -2 1 £45,000 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Chatham - 1 £55,000 -
Dover - 1 - -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Testing Manager in their job title.

1 27 (44.26%) QA
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
4 19 (31.15%) Finance
5 17 (27.87%) ISEB
6 16 (26.23%) Automated Testing
7 14 (22.95%) C#
7 14 (22.95%) Scrum
8 13 (21.31%) Migration
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (19.67%) .NET
9 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
11 10 (16.39%) MSTest
11 10 (16.39%) Degree
11 10 (16.39%) Test Management
11 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
12 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
14 7 (11.48%) SDLC
14 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
15 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.84%) Validation
15 6 (9.84%) Project Management
15 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (9.84%) JIRA
15 6 (9.84%) Retail
16 5 (8.20%) Banking

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Testing Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MS Access
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.39%) MSTest
2 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.64%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blog
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.92%) Learning Management System
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.95%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) Migration
6 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
7 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
8 10 (16.39%) Test Management
9 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
11 7 (11.48%) SDLC
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.84%) Validation
12 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Release Management
13 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
13 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) C#
2 4 (6.56%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
2 10 (16.39%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) GPEN
5 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CEH
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) PMP
5 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CISA
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (44.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.92%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Avaya
4 1 (1.64%) Verint
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chiswick
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago