Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Programme Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Programme Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1123 1159
Rank change year-on-year -38 +36 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 13 75 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.042% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.044% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 9 59 73
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +3.59%
10th Percentile £55,500 £53,600 £50,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.05% +3.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Test Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Programme Manager in England

Test Programme Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Programme Manager in England

Test Programme Manager
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Test Programme Manager in England

Test Programme 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 Programme Manager within the England 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
London -29 9 £73,500 +1.38% 1
South East +40 3 £60,000 -
Midlands +38 1 £70,000 +21.74% 1
West Midlands +16 1 £70,000 +21.74% 1
North of England +12 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Test Programme Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Test Programme 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 Programme Manager in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) SAS
6 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Confluence
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (15.38%) Multichannel Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) BDD

Test Programme 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) eCATT
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Multichannel Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP