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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 110 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.38% 2.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 0
Average salary £47,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
1253 1179 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.24% 97.52% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1033 956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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
Crawley - 3 £50,000 - 1
Horsham -27 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SilkTest
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft