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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 858 890 926
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 56 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.066% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.068% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 35
Median salary £67,500 £65,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% +2.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £51,750 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £93,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,669 £60,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-12.21% -6.25%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 12 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 24 August 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 +57 56 £67,500 +3.84% 3
London +64 49 £67,500 +2.27% 2
City of London +69 11 £67,500 +14.40% 1
South East +15 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -5 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Milton Keynes +13 1 - -
North West +4 1 £47,838 -
South West +4 1 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +3 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Manchester -4 1 £47,838 -
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 65 (64.36%) Test Strategy
2 40 (39.60%) QA
3 36 (35.64%) Finance
4 35 (34.65%) Test Management
5 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.74%) Project Planning
7 25 (24.75%) Data Mining
8 22 (21.78%) Load Balancing
8 22 (21.78%) Resource Management
9 21 (20.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (18.81%) Selenium
10 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
11 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
12 17 (16.83%) SDLC
13 16 (15.84%) Banking
14 15 (14.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Defect Management
15 13 (12.87%) Degree
15 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
16 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
16 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
17 11 (10.89%) Java
18 10 (9.90%) HP
18 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
19 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
19 9 (8.91%) Open Source
19 9 (8.91%) Big Data
19 9 (8.91%) People Management
19 9 (8.91%) Coaching

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 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
2 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.98%) Maximo
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) Data Mining
2 9 (8.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Selenium
2 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.93%) FitNesse
3 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) SilkTest
7 3 (2.97%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.98%) Hudson
8 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.98%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.99%) Testopia
9 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.99%) WinRunner
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) Apache CXF
1 7 (6.93%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) SOAP
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
2 3 (2.97%) XBRL
2 3 (2.97%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) SCADA
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) Equities
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Linux
1 3 (2.97%) Unix
2 2 (1.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Test Strategy
2 35 (34.65%) Test Management
3 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.74%) Project Planning
5 22 (21.78%) Load Balancing
5 22 (21.78%) Resource Management
6 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (20.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
8 17 (16.83%) SDLC
9 15 (14.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 13 (12.87%) Defect Management
10 13 (12.87%) Regression Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.91%) Algorithmic Trading
12 9 (8.91%) Coaching
12 9 (8.91%) Open Source
12 9 (8.91%) People Management
12 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) Java
2 7 (6.93%) Ruby
3 5 (4.95%) SQL
4 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.87%) Degree
3 9 (8.91%) ISEB
4 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.96%) PMP
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) CSQA
6 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (39.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) HP
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 3 (2.97%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.98%) Capita
6 2 (1.98%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Syclo
6 2 (1.98%) webMethods
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