The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 103 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.26% 2.16% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 2.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 5
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1121 1295 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.22% 96.50% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1173 1132
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Manager
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Sussex region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Manager
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
Horsham -27 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Test 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 Test Manager in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Test 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 Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SilkTest
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) HP