The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.26% 0.18% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
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 Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 374 522 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.39% 96.49% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 307 382 566
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,648 £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 Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Northampton

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Northampton

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

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 Northampton region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Infor M3
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (66.67%) Infor M3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
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