The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.06% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £36,250 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.09% -  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 362 440 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 95.77% 97.35% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 327 396 390
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA