The median annual salary for a Programme Test Manager was £76,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Programme Test Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 910 932
Rank change year-on-year +74 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 16 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.040% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 27
Median salary £76,000 £69,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.14% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,500 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £89,500 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £74,000 £61,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.32% -12.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Test Manager in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Programme Test Manager in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +52 16 £76,000 +10.14% 4
London +56 13 £76,000 -10.58% 1
City of London +33 2 £80,000 -5.88% 1
South West +30 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 - -
North West -16 1 £74,000 +30.97%
Manchester - 1 £74,000 -
Croydon - 1 - -

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Programme 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 featuring Programme Test Manager in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Test Management
3 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Big Data
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.00%) QA
6 7 (20.00%) Selenium
6 7 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) SilkTest
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 5 (14.29%) V-Model
7 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
8 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
8 4 (11.43%) Banking
8 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 5 (14.29%) SilkTest
3 3 (8.57%) Appium
3 3 (8.57%) Calabash
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Protractor
4 2 (5.71%) TestNG
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Equities
1 1 (2.86%) Fintech
1 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Test Management
3 14 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) V-Model
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) HP
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