The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 47 72 62
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.53% 0.18% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.18% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26%  
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 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 367 552 509
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.83% 98.22% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 316 408 455
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 29 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Infor M3
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (40.00%) Infor M3
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM