The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 22 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.85% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 678 708 765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.17% 96.72% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 576 630 652
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Oxford

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Oxford

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) QA