The median annual salary for a Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 419 657 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.32% 98.65% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 338 598 501
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Staffordshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Staffordshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) PayPal
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) PayPal