Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Test Manager
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.30% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.74% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Shropshire median annual salary - £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +20.09%
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 315 407 512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 96.90% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 187 306 373
Shropshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -0.33% -5.94%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,375 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,063 £54,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Shropshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Shropshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Telford +1 1 - -
Test Manager
West Midlands

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint