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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 856 901 926
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 22 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.062% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.064% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 19 45 45
Median salary £75,000 £67,500 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £96,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 13 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 2 December 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 +42 18 £75,000 +11.11%
London +42 15 £75,000 -1.63%
Cardiff - 4 £66,250 -
South Wales - 4 £66,250 -
Wales - 4 £66,250 -
City of London +32 2 £75,000 -3.22%
North West -23 2 £70,000 +21.73%
South East +76 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Manchester -16 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 43 (62.32%) Test Strategy
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.58%) Finance
4 24 (34.78%) QA
5 23 (33.33%) Test Management
6 17 (24.64%) Resource Management
6 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (23.19%) Process Improvement
7 16 (23.19%) SDLC
8 15 (21.74%) Banking
9 13 (18.84%) Load Balancing
9 13 (18.84%) Project Planning
10 11 (15.94%) Selenium
10 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
11 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Scrum
12 8 (11.59%) ISTQB
13 7 (10.14%) V-Model
13 7 (10.14%) Gherkin
13 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.14%) Coaching
13 7 (10.14%) People Management
14 6 (8.70%) Test Planning
14 6 (8.70%) Project Management
14 6 (8.70%) Retail
14 6 (8.70%) Big Data
14 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting

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 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Maximo
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Selenium
2 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) Hudson
5 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.35%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.45%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.45%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
1 2 (2.90%) Equities
1 2 (2.90%) SCADA
2 1 (1.45%) EPoS
2 1 (1.45%) Fintech
2 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) AIX
1 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Test Strategy
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.33%) Test Management
4 17 (24.64%) Resource Management
4 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.19%) Process Improvement
5 16 (23.19%) SDLC
6 13 (18.84%) Load Balancing
6 13 (18.84%) Project Planning
7 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Scrum
10 7 (10.14%) Coaching
10 7 (10.14%) People Management
10 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.14%) V-Model
11 6 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (8.70%) Test Planning
11 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.45%) CSQA
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) HP
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) IBM
2 2 (2.90%) Syclo
2 2 (2.90%) webMethods
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.45%) Remedy
3 1 (1.45%) SAP