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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 886 894 854
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 49 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.040% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.042% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 70
Average salary £75,000 £63,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 19 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 11 February 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 +25 48 £75,000 +18.11% 5
London +8 31 £82,500 +38.65% 3
City of London +48 12 £82,500 +47.32% 1
East of England - 8 £73,750 - 1
South East +16 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Milton Keynes - 5 £82,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £82,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £75,000 -
North West +26 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Manchester +19 2 £55,000 -21.42%
South West -10 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £71,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +22 1 £82,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £82,500 -
Banbury - 1 £82,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £82,500 -

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 56 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 49 (42.24%) Test Management
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (38.79%) Finance
4 43 (37.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (26.72%) Defect Management
6 30 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (24.14%) Banking
8 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
8 23 (19.83%) PRINCE2
9 20 (17.24%) Migration
9 20 (17.24%) ISTQB
10 19 (16.38%) V-Model
10 19 (16.38%) Waterfall
11 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
11 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
12 17 (14.66%) Project Management
12 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
12 17 (14.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 17 (14.66%) Open Source
13 16 (13.79%) QA
13 16 (13.79%) ISEB
14 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
14 15 (12.93%) SDLC
15 13 (11.21%) HP UFT
15 13 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (11.21%) HP
16 11 (9.48%) Risk Management
16 11 (9.48%) Telecoms
16 11 (9.48%) Middleware

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
3 3 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Maximo
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.62%) Big Data
3 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) HP UFT
2 11 (9.48%) WinRunner
3 7 (6.03%) JIRA
4 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.86%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.86%) Hudson
5 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.86%) MSTest
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.86%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (38.79%) Finance
2 28 (24.14%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.03%) Retail
5 6 (5.17%) Local Government
6 4 (3.45%) Advertising
6 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
1 6 (5.17%) NHS
1 6 (5.17%) SCADA
2 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.31%) Statistics
3 3 (2.59%) Derivative
4 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Test Strategy
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.24%) Test Management
3 43 (37.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (26.72%) Defect Management
5 30 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (19.83%) PRINCE2
7 20 (17.24%) Migration
8 19 (16.38%) V-Model
8 19 (16.38%) Waterfall
9 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
9 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
10 17 (14.66%) Open Source
10 17 (14.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 17 (14.66%) Project Management
11 15 (12.93%) SDLC
11 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.48%) Data Management
12 11 (9.48%) Risk Management
13 10 (8.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 17 (14.66%) SC Cleared
4 16 (13.79%) ISEB
5 8 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.31%) Degree
7 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) HP
2 7 (6.03%) Capita
2 7 (6.03%) IBM
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Syclo
3 6 (5.17%) webMethods
4 5 (4.31%) Cognizant
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.45%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.86%) Teradata
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