Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Test Manager
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 171 152
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.25% 0.22% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 17
Oxfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £48,500 £40,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2679 3011 3016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.38% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2460 2525
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,800
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Test Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Nmap
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) eCATT
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) GPEN
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Defensics
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Codenomicon
2 1 (14.29%) Coverity
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) JDA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie
2 1 (14.29%) SAP