Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 237 246
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 18 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 22
East Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £50,250 £41,250 £33,056
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5112 6378 7246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.72% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4261 5047 5871
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in the East Midlands

Test Manager
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +35 12 £53,000 +21.14%
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Northamptonshire +5 1 £52,500 +16.67%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
4 12 (66.67%) Test Management
4 12 (66.67%) ISEB
5 11 (61.11%) Programme Management
6 10 (55.56%) HP
6 10 (55.56%) JIRA
6 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (33.33%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) Project Management
9 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
9 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
11 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.11%) Selenium
11 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (11.11%) Scrum
11 2 (11.11%) C#
11 2 (11.11%) Java
12 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
12 1 (5.56%) Open Source
12 1 (5.56%) Mocha
12 1 (5.56%) Cucumber

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Mocha
3 1 (5.56%) Protractor
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
3 12 (66.67%) Test Management
4 11 (61.11%) Programme Management
5 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.56%) BDD
10 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.56%) OOP
10 1 (5.56%) Open Source
10 1 (5.56%) TDD
10 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP