The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Testing Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Manager
Rank 879 947 969
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 20 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.029% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 19
Median salary £57,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £69,500 £94,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +17.77%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Testing Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +57 19 £57,500 +0.87% 4
London +46 8 £47,500 -26.92% 2
South East +19 6 £57,500 -4.16%
Berkshire +9 4 £57,500 +9.52%
Reading - 4 £57,500 -
Leeds +34 3 - -
Yorkshire +32 3 - -
West Yorkshire +18 3 - -
Chiswick - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -12 2 - -
Banbury - 2 - -
Scotland +16 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands +8 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Leicestershire +3 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Loughborough - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -

Testing Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Testing 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 Testing Manager in the job title.

1 20 (31.25%) QA
2 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
3 17 (26.56%) Security Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Finance
4 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (23.44%) Performance Management
5 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (23.44%) Nessus
6 12 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Test Management
7 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
7 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
7 11 (17.19%) CHECK Team Leader
7 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.63%) Linux
8 10 (15.63%) CHECK Team Member
8 10 (15.63%) CREST Certified
8 10 (15.63%) Burp Suite
8 10 (15.63%) Kali Linux
8 10 (15.63%) Metasploit
8 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.06%) Black-Box Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Line Management
10 8 (12.50%) SDLC
10 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management

Testing 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Burp Suite
1 10 (15.63%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) CESG
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Kali Linux
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
2 17 (26.56%) Security Testing
3 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (23.44%) Performance Management
4 12 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
5 11 (17.19%) Test Management
6 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.50%) Line Management
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Defect Management
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) CHECK Team Leader
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) CHECK Team Member
3 10 (15.63%) CREST Certified
4 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) ISEB
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Nessus
2 5 (7.81%) Nmap
3 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Coverity
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) OpenText
3 2 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chiswick
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + V.Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago