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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Manager
Rank 924 917 917
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 27 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.024% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 25
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Testing Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Manager
Top 25 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 27 £62,500 +19.04% 6
East of England +5 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Hertfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
North West - 6 £50,000 - 2
South East -9 4 £52,500 +16.66%
London +3 3 £82,500 +40.42% 3
West Midlands -13 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Manchester - 2 £37,000 - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Leeds -6 1 - -
South West -14 1 £70,000 +17.15%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £33,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £33,500 - 1
Derby - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £33,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -

Testing Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (63.79%) Test Strategy
2 30 (51.72%) Test Management
3 28 (48.28%) QA
4 20 (34.48%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
6 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
7 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
7 13 (22.41%) Security Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Coverity
8 12 (20.69%) Nessus
8 12 (20.69%) Nmap
9 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) SDLC
10 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (17.24%) HP
10 10 (17.24%) ISEB
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
11 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
11 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
11 9 (15.52%) HP UFT
11 9 (15.52%) SAP
12 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner
12 8 (13.79%) Project Management
12 8 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (13.79%) Quality Management
12 8 (13.79%) Network Security

Testing Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Informix
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) HP UFT
2 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) PVCS
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.17%) Billing
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Games
7 1 (1.72%) Banking
7 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.72%) Law
7 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Test Strategy
2 30 (51.72%) Test Management
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Security Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.97%) SDLC
7 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 8 (13.79%) Quality Management
9 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Line Management
11 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
3 10 (17.24%) ISEB
4 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.34%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Nessus
1 12 (20.69%) Nmap
2 2 (3.45%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.72%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.72%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Coverity
2 10 (17.24%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Qualys
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Veracode
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