The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 225 265
Rank change year-on-year +11 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 19 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.61% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 41
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +14.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in the City of London

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Manager in the City of London

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in the City of London

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Test 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 across the City of London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 33 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 25 (69.44%) Test Strategy
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) QA
5 17 (47.22%) Selenium
6 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (41.67%) Scrum
6 15 (41.67%) .NET
7 13 (36.11%) BDD
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
8 12 (33.33%) C#
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (30.56%) SDLC
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
10 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
12 8 (22.22%) HTML
12 8 (22.22%) Java
12 8 (22.22%) CSS
12 8 (22.22%) JUnit
12 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
12 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.22%) TestNG
12 8 (22.22%) Jasmine
12 8 (22.22%) Protractor
12 8 (22.22%) Fintech
12 8 (22.22%) IT Strategy
13 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) HFM
2 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 8 (22.22%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) Protractor
2 8 (22.22%) TestNG
3 5 (13.89%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Appium
5 1 (2.78%) Calabash
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Fintech
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 25 (69.44%) Test Strategy
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Scrum
4 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (36.11%) BDD
6 11 (30.56%) SDLC
7 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) IT Strategy
9 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Line Management
11 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.89%) Coaching
12 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ACCA
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) HP
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Salary: £90,000-110,000
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Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago