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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 884 905 914
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 34 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.056% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 47
Median salary £75,000 £66,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,368 £45,000 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £77,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,838 £50,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -21.87%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 10 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 26 September 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 +21 34 £75,000 +13.63% 1
London +47 29 £75,000 +7.14%
City of London +50 3 £67,500 -8.47%
South East +32 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +3 2 £45,000 -
North West +14 1 £47,838 +6.30%
Manchester -9 1 £47,838 -
South West -16 1 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 60 (63.83%) Test Strategy
2 37 (39.36%) QA
3 32 (34.04%) Finance
4 30 (31.91%) Test Management
5 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (27.66%) Project Planning
7 25 (26.60%) Data Mining
8 22 (23.40%) Load Balancing
8 22 (23.40%) Resource Management
9 20 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (19.15%) SDLC
11 17 (18.09%) Selenium
12 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
12 16 (17.02%) Banking
13 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2
14 13 (13.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.64%) Java
16 10 (10.64%) Defect Management
16 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
16 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
17 9 (9.57%) People Management
18 8 (8.51%) Coaching
18 8 (8.51%) Big Data
18 8 (8.51%) Open Source
18 8 (8.51%) Automation Testing
18 8 (8.51%) HP
18 8 (8.51%) Scrum
18 8 (8.51%) Telecoms

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 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Maximo
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) Data Mining
2 8 (8.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Selenium
2 10 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.45%) FitNesse
3 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.38%) JIRA
5 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.13%) Hudson
6 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.13%) Maven
6 2 (2.13%) SilkTest
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.06%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.06%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.06%) Testopia
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.06%) WinRunner
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.45%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Apache CXF
1 7 (7.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) SOAP
2 1 (1.06%) Spring
2 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.06%) Spring Security
2 1 (1.06%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) XBRL
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.13%) SCADA
3 1 (1.06%) EPoS
3 1 (1.06%) Equities
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) AIX
1 2 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.83%) Test Strategy
2 30 (31.91%) Test Management
3 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.66%) Project Planning
5 22 (23.40%) Load Balancing
5 22 (23.40%) Resource Management
6 20 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (19.15%) SDLC
8 15 (15.96%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.64%) Defect Management
11 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.57%) People Management
13 8 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (8.51%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.51%) Coaching
13 8 (8.51%) Open Source
13 8 (8.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Java
2 7 (7.45%) Ruby
3 4 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.51%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) ISEB
4 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) PMP
6 3 (3.19%) CSQA
6 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (39.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) HP
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.13%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Syclo
5 2 (2.13%) webMethods
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) Capita
6 1 (1.06%) Remedy