Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Test Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 309 331
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 67
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +5.60%
10th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £51,400
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £85,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +3.59%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9633 11196 16261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.41% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 10207 14137
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 25 November 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 22 (75.86%) QA
2 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
3 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) BDD
6 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Fintech
7 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Test Management
8 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) HP
9 5 (17.24%) ISEB
10 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 4 (13.79%) JIRA
10 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
11 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
11 3 (10.34%) Selenium
11 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Tableau
11 3 (10.34%) Big Data

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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) HFM
1 3 (10.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Power BI
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Essbase
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) AutoIt
4 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
2 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
7 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Test Management
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
10 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
11 2 (6.90%) Open Source
11 2 (6.90%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ACCA
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Charles River
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica