The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 854 905 925
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 61 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.057% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.060% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 43
Median salary £67,500 £63,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.71% -2.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £59,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £97,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £64,250 £67,500 £63,125
% change year-on-year
-4.81% +6.93%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Salary Trend

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

Test Programme Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +59 61 £67,500 +9.75% 3
London +70 50 £67,500 +14.40% 1
City of London +65 13 £67,500 +14.40%
South East +23 8 £68,375 +11.17% 1
Hampshire +5 3 £64,250 -
Berkshire +1 3 £73,750 +16.60%
Buckinghamshire +29 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Southampton -2 2 £64,250 -
West Midlands -10 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Slough - 2 £73,750 -
Milton Keynes +21 1 - -
North West +9 1 £47,838 -
Manchester -5 1 £47,838 -
Tamworth - 1 £42,500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 64 (64.65%) Test Strategy
2 33 (33.33%) Finance
3 32 (32.32%) Test Management
4 30 (30.30%) QA
5 27 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (25.25%) Data Mining
8 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (23.23%) Load Balancing
8 23 (23.23%) Resource Management
9 21 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (20.20%) ISTQB
11 16 (16.16%) PRINCE2
12 15 (15.15%) Degree
12 15 (15.15%) Defect Management
13 13 (13.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.13%) SDLC
13 13 (13.13%) ISEB
13 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
14 12 (12.12%) Regression Testing
14 12 (12.12%) Selenium
14 12 (12.12%) Banking
15 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 10 (10.10%) Algorithmic Trading
16 10 (10.10%) Retail
16 10 (10.10%) Coaching
16 10 (10.10%) Big Data
17 9 (9.09%) HP
18 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
18 8 (8.08%) Java

Test Programme 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 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.05%) MS Office
2 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) Data Mining
2 10 (10.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Selenium
2 7 (7.07%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
4 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (3.03%) SilkTest
6 2 (2.02%) Hudson
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.02%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.02%) Testopia
6 2 (2.02%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.01%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.12%) Banking
4 10 (10.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Apache CXF
1 4 (4.04%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) SOAP
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) XBRL
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) EPoS
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
1 3 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.65%) Test Strategy
2 32 (32.32%) Test Management
3 27 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.23%) Load Balancing
5 23 (23.23%) Resource Management
5 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (16.16%) PRINCE2
8 15 (15.15%) Defect Management
9 13 (13.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.13%) SDLC
10 12 (12.12%) Regression Testing
11 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.10%) Algorithmic Trading
12 10 (10.10%) Coaching
13 8 (8.08%) Data Management
13 8 (8.08%) People Management
13 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.08%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.04%) Ruby
4 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) ISTQB
2 15 (15.15%) Degree
3 13 (13.13%) ISEB
4 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (4.04%) PMP
7 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.03%) CSQA
7 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) HP
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.02%) Capita
6 2 (2.02%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Rally
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago