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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 83 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.60% 0.097% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.10% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1079 989 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.00% 95.65% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 921 845 976
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,350 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 16 £50,000 -
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 22 (55.00%) Finance
4 21 (52.50%) ISEB
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) QA
6 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (35.00%) Test Management
7 13 (32.50%) VBScript
7 13 (32.50%) MS Office
7 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
7 13 (32.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
9 9 (22.50%) Banking
9 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
9 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
10 8 (20.00%) Use Case
11 7 (17.50%) Retail
11 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 5 (12.50%) Change Management
13 5 (12.50%) Selenium
13 5 (12.50%) Line Management
14 4 (10.00%) HP
14 4 (10.00%) TDD
14 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
14 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
14 4 (10.00%) WATIR

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) Test Management
4 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Line Management
8 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Analytics
11 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.50%) ETL
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) VBScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB
3 3 (7.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP