The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 March 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 East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 203 189
Rank change year-on-year +59 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 14
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £38,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £75,000
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2717 4121 4411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.31% 97.63% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 3534 3650
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Surrey

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Surrey

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Surrey

Test Manager
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 13 £52,500 - 1
Guildford +29 3 £35,000 +4.47%
Camberley +8 3 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Test Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) ISEB
3 19 (67.86%) Finance
4 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Unit Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 18 (64.29%) System Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (64.29%) Line Management
4 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
5 17 (60.71%) Test Strategy
5 17 (60.71%) Automated Testing
6 16 (57.14%) Defect Management
7 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
7 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) QA
10 2 (7.14%) Selenium
10 2 (7.14%) Test Management
10 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
11 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (64.29%) Line Management
2 18 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 18 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 18 (64.29%) System Testing
2 18 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Automated Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Test Strategy
4 16 (57.14%) Defect Management
5 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
5 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 19 (67.86%) ISEB
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
Reigate, Surrey
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