Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.12% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 831 826 754
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 95.60% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 722 691 659
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33% +6.03%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,065 £37,000 £35,125
% change year-on-year +5.58% +5.34% -0.30%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification