Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programme Test Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1163 1141 1178
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 14 81 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.043% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.044% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 10 63 81
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +3.59%
10th Percentile £53,125 £53,900 £50,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -7.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programme Test Manager in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 9 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 13 £70,000 +3.70% 1
London -56 9 £73,500 +1.38% 1
UK excluding London +51 5 £60,000 -
South East +31 3 £60,000 -
Midlands +27 1 £70,000 +21.74%
West Midlands +17 1 £70,000 +21.74%
North of England +5 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Management
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Confluence
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) SAS
6 3 (21.43%) Master's Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
7 2 (14.29%) SLA

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) eCATT
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Management
3 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (14.29%) CMMI
7 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 3 (21.43%) Master's Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP