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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Manager
Rank 856 856 870
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 24 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.034% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 12
Average salary £54,500 £65,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.15% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £54,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £112,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,750 £57,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-4.78% -20.68%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 27 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 January 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 -10 22 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South West - 8 £65,000 -
East of England -8 6 £72,500 -
Essex -12 6 £72,500 -
South East -35 5 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Brentwood -21 3 - -
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester - 2 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £52,500 -
Somerset - 2 £39,000 -
Scotland +4 1 £40,000 -
London -4 1 £52,500 -30.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £54,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
North Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £55,000 -
Taunton - 1 £38,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) QA
3 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
4 16 (35.56%) ISEB
5 15 (33.33%) HP
6 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
6 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
6 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 11 (24.44%) Line Management
9 10 (22.22%) Business Transformation
9 10 (22.22%) Scrum
10 8 (17.78%) Logistics
10 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Migration
11 7 (15.56%) SOA
12 6 (13.33%) Retail
12 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (13.33%) JIRA
13 5 (11.11%) Degree
13 5 (11.11%) Release Management
13 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
13 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Robot
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (6.67%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
1 3 (6.67%) Learning Management System
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) W3C
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Software Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 11 (24.44%) Line Management
6 10 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (17.78%) Logistics
7 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.56%) SOA
8 7 (15.56%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) ISEB
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.22%) Verint
3 1 (2.22%) Avaya
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
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