Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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

Test Manager
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 60 74
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.36% 1.71% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.79% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 8
Swindon median annual salary £43,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.78% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,575 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £46,525 £73,750 £58,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% +57.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 796 783 798
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.49% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 703 716 680
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £28,400 £25,750 £24,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,200 £58,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Swindon

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Swindon

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 Swindon region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA