The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Programme Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 910 932 906
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 38 39 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.035% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.037% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 65
Average salary £66,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £86,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £67,500 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +5.46%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 37 £67,000 +11.66% 4
London +14 20 £75,000 +27.11% 2
South East +26 8 £63,500 -12.41% 1
City of London +38 4 £85,000 +44.06%
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
South West - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol - 4 £50,000 -
North West +27 3 £55,000 -12.00%
Hampshire +3 3 £60,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £60,500 - 1
Berkshire +13 1 £66,500 -8.27%
East of England +10 1 - -
Manchester 0 1 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £58,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £66,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Programme Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Programme Manager in their job title.

1 40 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 36 (40.91%) Finance
3 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (31.82%) Test Management
5 23 (26.14%) ISTQB
5 23 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (21.59%) Banking
8 18 (20.45%) Defect Management
9 17 (19.32%) QA
10 16 (18.18%) ISEB
11 15 (17.05%) PRINCE2
12 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
12 13 (14.77%) SDLC
13 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.64%) Degree
14 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.50%) Project Management
14 11 (12.50%) Big Data
15 10 (11.36%) Coaching
15 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
15 10 (11.36%) Open Source
15 10 (11.36%) Algorithmic Trading
16 9 (10.23%) JIRA
16 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 8 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
17 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
17 8 (9.09%) Data Management
17 8 (9.09%) V-Model

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Programme Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (5.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 6 (6.82%) HP UFT
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (3.41%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (3.41%) SilkTest
4 3 (3.41%) WinRunner
5 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.14%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Hudson
6 1 (1.14%) Maven
6 1 (1.14%) MSTest
6 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.14%) Testopia
General
1 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Advertising
5 4 (4.55%) Electronics
6 3 (3.41%) Local Government
7 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
1 3 (3.41%) HTML
1 3 (3.41%) SOAP
1 3 (3.41%) Web Services
1 3 (3.41%) XBRL
1 3 (3.41%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) Derivative
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
1 3 (3.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.82%) Test Management
4 23 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (20.45%) Defect Management
7 15 (17.05%) PRINCE2
8 13 (14.77%) SDLC
9 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.50%) Project Management
11 10 (11.36%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (11.36%) Coaching
11 10 (11.36%) Open Source
11 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.09%) Data Management
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 8 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) C
3 3 (3.41%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) ISTQB
2 16 (18.18%) ISEB
3 12 (13.64%) Degree
4 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CSQA
9 2 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.27%) PMP
10 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) HP
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Capita
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Rally
Southampton, Hampshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £57500 - £71000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago