The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 463 472
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 133 173 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 98 132 185
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 23 June 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 23 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
City of London +5 19 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Wimbledon +17 1 £55,000 +52.77%
Greenford -4 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 128 (53.78%) Test Automation
2 120 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (46.64%) Test Strategy
4 88 (36.97%) QA
5 79 (33.19%) Finance
6 72 (30.25%) Selenium
7 69 (28.99%) Test Management
8 54 (22.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (17.65%) Java
10 42 (17.65%) ISEB
11 39 (16.39%) BDD
12 37 (15.55%) SDLC
12 37 (15.55%) ISTQB
13 34 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 34 (14.29%) Integration Testing
14 33 (13.87%) Scrum
15 32 (13.45%) Regression Testing
16 30 (12.61%) Banking
16 30 (12.61%) Non-Functional Testing
17 28 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (11.76%) SQL
18 27 (11.34%) Coaching
19 26 (10.92%) Functional Testing
19 26 (10.92%) .NET
19 26 (10.92%) Performance Testing
20 25 (10.50%) C#
20 25 (10.50%) Mentoring
21 24 (10.08%) System Integration Testing
21 24 (10.08%) Cucumber

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 9 (3.78%) Confluence
1 9 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.94%) Apache
2 7 (2.94%) IIS
3 4 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.10%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (1.68%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (1.26%) HFM
4 3 (1.26%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (1.26%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.84%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) Internet
1 5 (2.10%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.26%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.14%) Big Data
3 8 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (1.68%) MySQL
5 4 (1.68%) Power BI
6 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (30.25%) Selenium
2 24 (10.08%) Cucumber
3 23 (9.66%) HP UFT
3 23 (9.66%) JIRA
4 19 (7.98%) JUnit
5 17 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 14 (5.88%) JMeter
6 14 (5.88%) TestNG
7 13 (5.46%) Calabash
8 12 (5.04%) Jasmine
8 12 (5.04%) Jenkins
8 12 (5.04%) Protractor
9 11 (4.62%) Appium
10 10 (4.20%) LoadRunner
10 10 (4.20%) SilkTest
10 10 (4.20%) SoapUI
11 8 (3.36%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.94%) NUnit
13 6 (2.52%) NeoLoad
14 5 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (33.19%) Finance
2 30 (12.61%) Banking
3 22 (9.24%) Retail
4 15 (6.30%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.94%) Back Office
7 4 (1.68%) Military
7 4 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.92%) .NET
2 15 (6.30%) Web Services
3 13 (5.46%) HTML
4 12 (5.04%) CSS
5 11 (4.62%) Gherkin
6 10 (4.20%) SOAP
7 6 (2.52%) Middleware
8 5 (2.10%) REST
9 4 (1.68%) Apache CXF
10 3 (1.26%) RESTful
11 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.84%) CGI
11 2 (0.84%) JSON
11 2 (0.84%) Node.js
12 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.42%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.36%) Equities
2 8 (3.36%) Fintech
2 8 (3.36%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.94%) Derivative
4 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.52%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (2.52%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.10%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.68%) User Experience
7 3 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.84%) Smart Energy
8 2 (0.84%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.94%) Linux
1 7 (2.94%) Windows
2 4 (1.68%) Unix
2 4 (1.68%) Windows Server
2 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (53.78%) Test Automation
2 120 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (46.64%) Test Strategy
4 69 (28.99%) Test Management
5 54 (22.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (16.39%) BDD
8 37 (15.55%) SDLC
9 34 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 34 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 33 (13.87%) Scrum
11 32 (13.45%) Regression Testing
12 30 (12.61%) Non-Functional Testing
13 28 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (11.34%) Coaching
15 26 (10.92%) Functional Testing
15 26 (10.92%) Performance Testing
16 25 (10.50%) Mentoring
17 24 (10.08%) System Integration Testing
18 22 (9.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.65%) Java
2 28 (11.76%) SQL
3 25 (10.50%) C#
4 15 (6.30%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.20%) C
6 5 (2.10%) C++
7 4 (1.68%) Scala
7 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.26%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.84%) R
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (17.65%) ISEB
2 37 (15.55%) ISTQB
3 17 (7.14%) Degree
4 13 (5.46%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.52%) MBCS
8 4 (1.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.26%) CCNA
9 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.26%) HND
9 3 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.84%) ACCA
11 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (36.97%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) PMO
3 4 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.68%) MiFID
4 2 (0.84%) EMIR
4 2 (0.84%) IFRS
4 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.14%) Oracle
3 11 (4.62%) HP
4 9 (3.78%) SAP
5 8 (3.36%) Murex
6 5 (2.10%) Serena
7 4 (1.68%) Capita
7 4 (1.68%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.68%) VMware
7 4 (1.68%) Xerox
8 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Tableau
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica
9 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.42%) Snow
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 6 days ago
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London
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Salary: £51,296 per annum
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