The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 908 930 939
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 32 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.033% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.035% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 39
Median salary £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,219 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,500 £78,400
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Test Manager in the job title.

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 29 £57,500 +4.54% 3
London +12 11 £75,000 +22.44%
West Midlands - 11 £54,750 - 3
South East +28 4 £58,500 +32.95%
Warwickshire - 4 £60,000 -
Scotland 0 3 £55,000 +48.64%
Stirling - 3 £55,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 - -
City of London +57 2 £85,000 -
East Midlands +14 2 £53,992 -
Nottingham +13 2 £53,992 -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £53,992 -
Hampshire - 2 £58,500 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £40,000 -9.09%
South West -6 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £75,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £57,000 -

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Senior Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Test Manager in the job title.

1 40 (63.49%) Test Management
2 35 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 33 (52.38%) Finance
4 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (49.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (38.10%) ISTQB
7 23 (36.51%) ISEB
8 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
9 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (23.81%) QA
10 15 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (22.22%) Degree
11 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.63%) Test Planning
12 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
12 13 (20.63%) People Management
13 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
13 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.46%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (17.46%) SLA
15 10 (15.87%) ITIL
15 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (15.87%) Marketing
15 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
16 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
16 9 (14.29%) HP
17 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (12.70%) Presales
18 7 (11.11%) Test Automation

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Selenium
2 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (4.76%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.59%) QARun
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) WinRunner
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Marketing
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) SOAP
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) XBRL
1 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.59%) Contactless
4 1 (1.59%) EMV
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
1 3 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Test Management
2 35 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (49.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
6 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
7 13 (20.63%) People Management
7 13 (20.63%) Test Planning
8 11 (17.46%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (15.87%) ITIL
9 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.70%) Presales
12 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 6 (9.52%) DevOps
13 6 (9.52%) ERP
13 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
2 3 (4.76%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 23 (36.51%) ISEB
3 14 (22.22%) Degree
4 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) QA
2 11 (17.46%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Capita
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
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