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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 85 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.08% 1.46% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.51% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,075 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,700
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
1066 1189 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.69% 96.20% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 958 997 809
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,966
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
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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 +7 12 £55,000 +12.82%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) People Management
4 4 (22.22%) TestDirector
5 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) TestLink
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cognizant
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) BT
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Reuters
6 2 (11.11%) IBM

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) TestDirector
2 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) TestLink
3 1 (5.56%) QADirector
3 1 (5.56%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) People Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) Cognizant
1 2 (11.11%) Reuters
1 2 (11.11%) BT