The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Strategy Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy Manager
Rank 922 951 973
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Strategy Manager 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 4
Median salary £73,750 £57,500 £54,888
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.26% +4.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,550 £49,250 £42,275
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,000 £51,250 £42,275
% change year-on-year
+20.97% +21.23%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Strategy Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Strategy Manager in the job title.

Test Strategy Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Strategy Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy Manager within the UK.

Test Strategy Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Test Strategy Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy Manager over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Test Strategy Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Strategy Manager
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +51 11 £73,750 +28.26%
London +46 5 £87,500 +34.61%
West Midlands - 3 £62,000 -
South East +24 2 £73,750 +34.09%
Slough - 2 £73,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £73,750 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -

Test Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Test Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Coaching
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) System Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Presales
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner

Test Strategy 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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (25.00%) System Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Presales
8 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP