The median annual salary for a Software Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Test Manager
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 441 475
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Software Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Manager in the South East

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Test Manager in the South East

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software 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 South East region featuring Software Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Software Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft