The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Programme Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 227 251 250
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.044% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Test Programme Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Programme Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Programme Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Test Programme Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Manchester +17 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Test Programme Manager
England

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Test Programme 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 Programme Manager in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) V-Model
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MS Project
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Test Programme 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 Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) V-Model
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cognizant