The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 86 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 14 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.18% 0.30% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.32% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 22
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £42,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 949 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.37% 95.96% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 960 789 1069
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,966 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Swindon +10 14 £47,500 +9.19%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 15 (68.18%) ISEB
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) QA
5 10 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (45.45%) VBScript
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
5 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (40.91%) VB
6 9 (40.91%) VBA
6 9 (40.91%) Banking
6 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (31.82%) Retail
8 7 (31.82%) Retail Banking
8 7 (31.82%) Use Case
8 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Test Management
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) WATIR
10 4 (18.18%) Selenium
10 4 (18.18%) TDD
10 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
11 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (45.45%) MS Office
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (18.18%) WATIR
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 7 (31.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) VBScript
3 9 (40.91%) VB
3 9 (40.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP