The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 27 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.88% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.42% -  
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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 648 714 762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.58% 96.75% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 590 626 644
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in the North East

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in the North East

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in the North East over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in the North East

Test Manager
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Tyne and Wear +13 4 £36,250 -34.09%
Durham -7 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) SAP
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) QA
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Process Management
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Automotive
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (33.33%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
2 4 (33.33%) Process Management
2 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP