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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Programme Manager
UK
Rank 827 879 900
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 17 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.052% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 45
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £101,750 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £71,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +1.78%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +53 14 £75,000 - 1
London +39 11 £75,000 -4.76% 1
Wales - 3 £62,500 -
South Wales - 3 £62,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £62,500 -
North West -11 2 £70,000 +27.27%
South East +63 1 £60,000 -27.27%
City of London +23 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £60,000 -27.27%
Manchester -14 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 18 (45.00%) Test Strategy
4 16 (40.00%) QA
5 15 (37.50%) Test Management
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (22.50%) Banking
7 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
8 8 (20.00%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) Selenium
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
10 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.50%) V-Model
11 5 (12.50%) Coaching
11 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 5 (12.50%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
12 4 (10.00%) TDD
12 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (10.00%) Java
12 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Big Data
12 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
12 4 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
13 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
13 3 (7.50%) JIRA

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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Maximo
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.00%) SilkTest
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.00%) Equities
1 2 (5.00%) SCADA
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) AIX
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Test Strategy
3 15 (37.50%) Test Management
4 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Coaching
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.50%) V-Model
10 4 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (10.00%) TDD
11 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) HP
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Syclo
2 2 (5.00%) webMethods
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy