The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Manager
Rank 890 853 878
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 37 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 26
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £40,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -19.59%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £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 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 21 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 36 £65,000 +8.33% 2
London -48 12 £65,000 +6.12% 1
East of England -2 9 £75,000 +87.50%
South East -2 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Essex - 8 £75,000 -
North West - 6 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +1 5 £46,250 -7.50%
Merseyside - 5 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £40,000 -
City of London -9 2 £55,000 -42.10%
Basildon - 2 £75,000 -
Southampton - 2 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £85,000 -
West Sussex +1 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands -1 1 - -
Scotland -18 1 - -
Edinburgh -23 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £77,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 - 1

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 23 (34.33%) QA
3 20 (29.85%) Degree
4 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
4 18 (26.87%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (22.39%) HP
7 14 (20.90%) ISEB
7 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
8 13 (19.40%) SQL
8 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
9 12 (17.91%) Project Management
10 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Banking
11 10 (14.93%) Load Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
11 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
12 9 (13.43%) .NET
13 8 (11.94%) Java
13 8 (11.94%) Change Management
13 8 (11.94%) Release Management
13 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
14 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.45%) Windows
14 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
15 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (8.96%) SOA
15 6 (8.96%) Test Management

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.97%) TestDirector
2 4 (5.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) QADirector
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) RSpec
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Front Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) Middleware
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 1 (1.49%) WPF
4 1 (1.49%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.97%) Derivative
4 3 (4.48%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Equities
6 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.49%) Online Games
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
3 12 (17.91%) Project Management
4 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Load Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
5 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Release Management
7 8 (11.94%) Change Management
7 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.96%) Test Management
9 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.96%) SOA
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.46%) EAI
10 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.48%) VB
5 3 (4.48%) C
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
7 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 18 (26.87%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.90%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.33%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) HP
2 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (DOE)
Posted: 13 days ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40 - 50K, dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Hammersmith, W6
Arts Alliance Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago