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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Programme Manager
Rank 895 932 891
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £76,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.91%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £56,250 -
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 4 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 21 April 2015. 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 +46 3 £90,000 +12.50% 1
London +36 2 £90,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire - 1 £72,500 -
South East - 1 £72,500 -

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
8 1 (6.25%) Local Government
8 1 (6.25%) Capita
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Capita