Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 93 75
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 12 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.09% 0.12% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Leicester median annual salary £53,000 £40,000 £34,836
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% +14.83% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £37,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £50,400
Leicestershire median annual salary £53,000 £43,750 £34,836
% change year-on-year +21.14% +25.59% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 563 825 808
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 98.68% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 521 749 680
Leicester median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,375
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.52% +5.84% -0.39%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Leicester

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Leicester

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Leicester

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

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Leicester

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

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 Leicester region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (91.67%) Test Management
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Programme Management
3 10 (83.33%) JIRA
3 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (83.33%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (83.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (91.67%) Programme Management
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Test Management
3 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP