The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 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 / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 512 435
Rank change year-on-year +45 -77  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 109 142 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 192
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £89,500 £77,500
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in London

Test Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in London

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in London

Test Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +39 17 £75,000 +7.14% 8
Croydon - 5 £62,500 -
Greenford +7 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Hammersmith -13 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 129 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (54.95%) Test Strategy
3 73 (32.88%) QA
4 72 (32.43%) Finance
5 63 (28.38%) Test Management
6 53 (23.87%) Selenium
7 52 (23.42%) ISEB
8 49 (22.07%) Test Automation
9 45 (20.27%) SDLC
10 44 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (18.02%) Java
12 39 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 36 (16.22%) ISTQB
15 34 (15.32%) Banking
15 34 (15.32%) SQL
16 33 (14.86%) Scrum
17 32 (14.41%) .NET
17 32 (14.41%) Coaching
18 30 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 28 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (12.16%) Degree
21 26 (11.71%) Regression Testing
22 25 (11.26%) Software Testing
23 23 (10.36%) Continuous Improvement
23 23 (10.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
24 22 (9.91%) Project Management
24 22 (9.91%) TDD
24 22 (9.91%) Cucumber
24 22 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.95%) MS Office
3 8 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.80%) SaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) FTP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.60%) Big Data
4 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (23.87%) Selenium
2 22 (9.91%) Cucumber
3 16 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.76%) HP UFT
5 14 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.41%) JUnit
6 12 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.95%) Jasmine
7 11 (4.95%) LoadRunner
7 11 (4.95%) Protractor
7 11 (4.95%) TestNG
7 11 (4.95%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.50%) JMeter
9 9 (4.05%) SilkTest
9 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.60%) Calabash
10 8 (3.60%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.15%) Appium
11 7 (3.15%) JIRA
12 5 (2.25%) NeoLoad
General
1 72 (32.43%) Finance
2 34 (15.32%) Banking
3 13 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Retail
5 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
6 3 (1.35%) Games
6 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.41%) .NET
2 19 (8.56%) HTML
3 15 (6.76%) Web Services
4 12 (5.41%) SOAP
5 11 (4.95%) CSS
5 11 (4.95%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.60%) XML
7 7 (3.15%) XBRL
8 5 (2.25%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.80%) Node.js
10 3 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.90%) REST
11 2 (0.90%) RESTful
12 1 (0.45%) Behat
12 1 (0.45%) JMS
12 1 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.15%) Reinsurance
3 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.25%) Equities
4 5 (2.25%) Fintech
4 5 (2.25%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.80%) Derivative
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.45%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.86%) Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Unix
3 3 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (54.95%) Test Strategy
3 63 (28.38%) Test Management
4 49 (22.07%) Test Automation
5 45 (20.27%) SDLC
6 44 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 33 (14.86%) Scrum
10 32 (14.41%) Coaching
11 28 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (11.71%) Regression Testing
13 25 (11.26%) Software Testing
14 23 (10.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (10.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 22 (9.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 22 (9.91%) Project Management
15 22 (9.91%) TDD
16 21 (9.46%) Integration Testing
17 20 (9.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.02%) Java
2 34 (15.32%) SQL
3 19 (8.56%) C#
4 15 (6.76%) C
4 15 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.80%) C++
7 4 (1.80%) Python
8 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (23.42%) ISEB
2 36 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 27 (12.16%) Degree
4 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (4.95%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.25%) CCNA
11 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.25%) HND
11 5 (2.25%) MBCS
11 5 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (32.88%) QA
2 8 (3.60%) SDET
3 7 (3.15%) SLA
4 5 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.90%) MiFID
6 1 (0.45%) IFRS
6 1 (0.45%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.46%) HP
3 17 (7.66%) SAP
4 13 (5.86%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) Hitachi
5 2 (0.90%) Murex
5 2 (0.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) Informatica
6 1 (0.45%) New Relic
6 1 (0.45%) Snow
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Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago