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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Testing Manager
Rank 857 899 873
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 33 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.017% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.018% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 18
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £102,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 23 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 7 July 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 +38 33 £62,500 -10.71% 3
London +36 14 £65,000 -10.34% 1
South East - 14 £62,500 - 1
East of England +9 6 £60,750 +35.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 £62,500 -
Surrey - 5 - -
Egham - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Essex - 2 £60,750 -
City of London +41 1 £50,000 -51.21%
West Midlands -18 1 £45,000 -12.62% 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £62,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £70,500 -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) QA
3 20 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 19 (29.23%) Test Management
5 18 (27.69%) Finance
5 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
6 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 15 (23.08%) ISEB
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.54%) C#
8 13 (20.00%) .NET
8 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 13 (20.00%) Degree
8 13 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
9 12 (18.46%) Migration
10 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
11 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 10 (15.38%) MSTest
12 8 (12.31%) Line Management
12 8 (12.31%) SDLC
12 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.31%) Validation
13 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Security Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Banking
14 6 (9.23%) Retail
14 6 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (9.23%) ISTQB

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Wireless
1 2 (3.08%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) MS Access
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.38%) MSTest
2 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.15%) Blog
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 19 (29.23%) Test Management
4 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
7 12 (18.46%) Migration
8 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.31%) Validation
9 8 (12.31%) Line Management
9 8 (12.31%) SDLC
10 7 (10.77%) Security Testing
10 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Project Management
11 6 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) C#
2 4 (6.15%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) Degree
3 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) GPEN
6 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CEH
6 2 (3.08%) CISSP
6 2 (3.08%) PMP
6 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CISA
6 2 (3.08%) CISM
7 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.69%) Nessus
2 5 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Coverity
3 3 (4.62%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
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