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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Manager
Rank 882 831 848
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 23 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.042% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 42
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -12.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £39,272
10% offered a salary of more than £72,600 £80,500 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- -16.28%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 22 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 September 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
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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 -40 23 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Somerset -12 6 £39,500 -
East of England -15 6 £45,000 -35.25% 1
South West -31 6 £39,500 +21.53%
London -2 5 £79,000 -1.25% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Brentwood 0 2 - - 1
Essex -1 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -24 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Leeds -30 2 £40,500 -37.69%
Yorkshire -45 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Nottingham - 2 £43,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £43,750 -
City of London +14 1 £102,500 +46.42%
Huddersfield +4 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £51,500 +14.44%
Northampton - 1 £60,000 -
Halifax - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £51,500 -
Bradford - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £60,000 -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (58.82%) QA
2 20 (39.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) Line Management
5 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.49%) Project Management
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
8 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
9 10 (19.61%) ISEB
10 9 (17.65%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) Banking
10 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
10 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.65%) System Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
11 8 (15.69%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) Java
11 8 (15.69%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) LoadRunner
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
12 7 (13.73%) Retail
12 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.73%) Release Management
12 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Redis
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) QADirector
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Online Games
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Line Management
4 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (25.49%) Project Management
5 13 (25.49%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.65%) System Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Release Management
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL
8 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.76%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 10 (19.61%) ISEB
4 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (58.82%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) Remedy
3 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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