Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 65 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 6 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.72% 0.46% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.48% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Swindon median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,223
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +12.73% -3.23%
10th Percentile £51,525 £57,500 £49,307
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £57,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 789 622 768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 95.99% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 706 528 651
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,350 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £60,000 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Swindon over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) WebdriverIO
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) SAP