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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Manager
Rank 859 909 857
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 37 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.027% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 18
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £80,500 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +62.50%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 28 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 4 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 +33 34 £65,000 - 4
London +43 19 £65,000 - 2
South East +22 10 £41,250 -51.47%
East of England +23 5 £53,000 -29.33% 1
Egham - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 - -
City of London +29 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 4 £55,000 -
Peterborough - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £27,500 -67.64%
West Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,500 -
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland +18 1 £65,000 -
Essex +1 1 £51,000 -32.00% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Chatham - 1 £55,000 -
Dover - 1 - -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (45.00%) QA
2 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 20 (33.33%) ISEB
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
4 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (20.00%) C#
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
7 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (20.00%) Migration
8 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) MSTest
8 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.00%) Test Management
9 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (13.33%) Degree
10 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (11.67%) JIRA
11 7 (11.67%) HP
12 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.00%) Line Management
13 5 (8.33%) Waterfall

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MS Access
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.67%) MSTest
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Learning Management System
2 3 (5.00%) Blog
2 3 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.00%) Test Management
8 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.00%) Line Management
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) Business Transformation
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 5 (8.33%) Release Management
10 5 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) PHP
2 2 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) PMP
5 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CISA
5 2 (3.33%) CISM
5 2 (3.33%) CEH
5 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.33%) GPEN
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) HP
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Verint
4 1 (1.67%) Avaya
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + (Benefits Package)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago