Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 November 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.60% 0.59% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.61% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 30
Sheffield median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +23.60% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £43,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £48,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +60.00% -15.73% -19.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 790 991 1267
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 97.06% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 679 828 1123
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,925 £23,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Sheffield

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Sheffield

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) eCATT
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) eCATT
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) SAP