The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 25 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.42% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.42% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% +23.59%  
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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 466 475 732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.69% 96.74% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 391 414 653
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 Sheffield

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

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) eCATT
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

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 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) eCATT
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) SAP