Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 July 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 of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 351 323
Rank change year-on-year +46 -28 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 54 25 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.18% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 71
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,500 £86,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 11968 13510 15522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.83% 96.01% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9661 11235 12706
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in the East of England

Test Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Hertfordshire +19 22 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £55,000 -15.38%
Essex +14 9 £47,500 -3.06%
Bedfordshire +14 6 £61,500 -12.14%
Suffolk +20 3 £30,000 -50.00%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 of England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 44 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 24 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 22 (40.74%) QA
4 21 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 20 (37.04%) JIRA
5 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.19%) Finance
7 15 (27.78%) Selenium
7 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (25.93%) Degree
8 14 (25.93%) System Testing
8 14 (25.93%) Wireless
8 14 (25.93%) Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
10 12 (22.22%) SDLC
11 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.37%) Test Management
11 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
11 11 (20.37%) BDD
11 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
12 10 (18.52%) Firmware
12 10 (18.52%) Electronics
12 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
12 10 (18.52%) Android
12 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
12 10 (18.52%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (18.52%) Component Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
13 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (12.96%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) JIRA
2 15 (27.78%) Selenium
3 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
4 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.96%) JBehave
5 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.41%) Bugzilla
6 4 (7.41%) eggPlant
6 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
6 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.41%) JUnit
6 4 (7.41%) Maven
6 4 (7.41%) Mockito
6 4 (7.41%) Moq
6 4 (7.41%) Robot Framework
6 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Electronics
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.41%) RESTful
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 24 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 21 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (25.93%) System Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
8 12 (22.22%) SDLC
9 11 (20.37%) BDD
9 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Test Management
10 10 (18.52%) Component Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
11 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
11 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 8 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (14.81%) ISEB
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.85%) CSQA
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
1 4 (7.41%) IBM
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Snow
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel