The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 498 427
Rank change year-on-year -62 -71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 309 455 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.51% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 220 345 565
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in England

Test Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in England

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in England

Test Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London -9 130 £67,500 - 10
South East -19 46 £56,500 +2.72% 7
North West -34 35 £52,500 -1.86% 10
East of England +21 34 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West +14 25 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire 0 20 £52,000 +4.00% 3
West Midlands -27 15 £55,000 +4.26%
East Midlands +14 4 £52,500 +2.43% 1
North East +11 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Test Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 379 (55.90%) Test Automation
2 314 (46.31%) Test Strategy
3 312 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (30.09%) Finance
5 201 (29.65%) QA
6 184 (27.14%) Test Management
7 149 (21.98%) ISTQB
8 147 (21.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 145 (21.39%) Selenium
10 141 (20.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 130 (19.17%) ISEB
12 96 (14.16%) Software Testing
13 92 (13.57%) Mentoring
14 88 (12.98%) Java
15 87 (12.83%) Test Scripting
16 86 (12.68%) SDLC
17 81 (11.95%) Performance Testing
18 79 (11.65%) Functional Testing
19 75 (11.06%) Non-Functional Testing
19 75 (11.06%) Integration Testing
19 75 (11.06%) BDD
20 74 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
21 72 (10.62%) Waterfall
22 71 (10.47%) System Testing
23 68 (10.03%) Regression Testing
24 67 (9.88%) JIRA
25 62 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
26 61 (9.00%) Scrum
27 60 (8.85%) Coaching
28 59 (8.70%) Line Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (2.51%) Confluence
2 12 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.03%) Apache
5 7 (1.03%) IIS
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.03%) VisionPLUS
4 5 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.44%) HFM
6 3 (0.44%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.29%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.36%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.18%) SaaS
3 6 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.92%) Wireless
2 9 (1.33%) Internet
3 5 (0.74%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.29%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.65%) Big Data
1 18 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.74%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (0.59%) MySQL
5 4 (0.59%) Power BI
6 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 145 (21.39%) Selenium
2 67 (9.88%) JIRA
3 50 (7.37%) Cucumber
4 47 (6.93%) HP UFT
5 36 (5.31%) Jenkins
6 30 (4.42%) LoadRunner
7 23 (3.39%) JUnit
8 20 (2.95%) Appium
8 20 (2.95%) TestNG
9 19 (2.80%) Calabash
10 18 (2.65%) SpecFlow
10 18 (2.65%) WebDriver
11 16 (2.36%) JMeter
11 16 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (2.21%) SoapUI
13 13 (1.92%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.92%) Protractor
14 11 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.62%) NUnit
14 11 (1.62%) SilkTest
General
1 204 (30.09%) Finance
2 54 (7.96%) Banking
3 44 (6.49%) Retail
4 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.92%) Electronics
7 7 (1.03%) Back Office
7 7 (1.03%) Marketing
8 6 (0.88%) Automotive
9 5 (0.74%) Games
9 5 (0.74%) Legal
9 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Military
10 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Billing
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.19%) .NET
2 24 (3.54%) Web Services
3 18 (2.65%) Gherkin
4 17 (2.51%) SOAP
5 15 (2.21%) HTML
5 15 (2.21%) Middleware
6 13 (1.92%) CSS
7 10 (1.47%) XML
8 7 (1.03%) RESTful
9 6 (0.88%) Spring
10 5 (0.74%) Hibernate
10 5 (0.74%) REST
11 4 (0.59%) Apache CXF
12 3 (0.44%) Swagger
13 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.29%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.29%) JSON
13 2 (0.29%) Node.js
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.65%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.51%) Virtual Team
4 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.06%) Fintech
6 11 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.18%) Equities
7 8 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.03%) Derivative
8 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.74%) iPad
10 5 (0.74%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.59%) User Experience
12 3 (0.44%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.69%) Linux
1 25 (3.69%) Windows
2 18 (2.65%) Unix
3 12 (1.77%) Android
4 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.44%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (55.90%) Test Automation
2 314 (46.31%) Test Strategy
3 312 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (27.14%) Test Management
5 147 (21.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 141 (20.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (14.16%) Software Testing
8 92 (13.57%) Mentoring
9 87 (12.83%) Test Scripting
10 86 (12.68%) SDLC
11 81 (11.95%) Performance Testing
12 79 (11.65%) Functional Testing
13 75 (11.06%) BDD
13 75 (11.06%) Integration Testing
13 75 (11.06%) Non-Functional Testing
14 74 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (10.62%) Waterfall
16 71 (10.47%) System Testing
17 68 (10.03%) Regression Testing
18 62 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (12.98%) Java
2 53 (7.82%) SQL
3 46 (6.78%) C#
4 23 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.92%) C
6 12 (1.77%) Scala
7 9 (1.33%) C++
8 8 (1.18%) VBScript
9 7 (1.03%) Python
10 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.44%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.44%) Perl
11 3 (0.44%) VB
12 2 (0.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.29%) R
12 2 (0.29%) Ruby
13 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (21.98%) ISTQB
2 130 (19.17%) ISEB
3 59 (8.70%) Degree
4 38 (5.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 13 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.03%) SAP Certification
10 6 (0.88%) MBCS
10 6 (0.88%) PMP
11 4 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.44%) CEH
12 3 (0.44%) GIAC
12 3 (0.44%) GPEN
12 3 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (29.65%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) PMO
3 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) MiFID
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) EMIR
5 2 (0.29%) IFRS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (1.47%) Firmware
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Defensics
2 3 (0.44%) Nessus
2 3 (0.44%) Nmap
2 3 (0.44%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 53 (7.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.49%) HP
3 40 (5.90%) Oracle
3 40 (5.90%) SAP
4 11 (1.62%) Ariba
5 8 (1.18%) Murex
6 6 (0.88%) Capita
6 6 (0.88%) Hyperion
6 6 (0.88%) Serena
7 5 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.74%) Cognizant
7 5 (0.74%) IBM
7 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.74%) VMware
8 4 (0.59%) Cadence
8 4 (0.59%) Green Hat
8 4 (0.59%) Xerox
9 3 (0.44%) Codenomicon
9 3 (0.44%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.44%) Qualys
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Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + healthcare, pension, social events
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £48000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum **urgent!**
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Acutest
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago