The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 259 212
Rank change year-on-year +33 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 10 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.14% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 56
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £75,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 5988 7032 7707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.36% 95.90% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 5760 6279
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +29 17 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Essex - 3 £48,750 -
Bedfordshire +19 2 £61,500 -13.68%
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Test Strategy
3 21 (42.00%) QA
4 19 (38.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Selenium
6 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
7 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (24.00%) Java
8 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.00%) Performance Testing
9 11 (22.00%) BDD
9 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 10 (20.00%) JIRA
10 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
12 8 (16.00%) JBehave
12 8 (16.00%) Test Management
12 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.00%) Robot Framework
13 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
13 7 (14.00%) Scrum
13 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.00%) Waterfall

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 4 (8.00%) Confluence
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (16.00%) JBehave
4 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.00%) Robot Framework
5 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
6 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.00%) JUnit
6 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 4 (8.00%) Mockito
6 4 (8.00%) Moq
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.00%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
7 3 (6.00%) TestLink
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
2 4 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Test Strategy
3 19 (38.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (22.00%) BDD
7 11 (22.00%) Performance Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.00%) Test Management
10 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Open Source
10 7 (14.00%) Scrum
10 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) C++
3 4 (8.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Siebel
3 1 (2.00%) Snow
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