The median annual salary for a Senior Test Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Manager
UK
Rank 836 909 928
Rank change year-on-year +73 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 21 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.038% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.039% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 23
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,068 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -39.13% +4.54%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Manager in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Manager in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Test Manager in the UK

Senior Test Manager
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +86 21 £70,000 +16.66% 2
London +66 12 £80,000 +3.22%
City of London +52 5 £67,500 -20.58%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £35,000 -
South East +58 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 - -
Watford - 2 £72,500 -
East of England - 2 £72,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £72,500 -
South West +16 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Test Manager in the job title.

1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Test Strategy
3 25 (46.30%) Software Testing
4 21 (38.89%) Selenium
5 20 (37.04%) Test Management
5 20 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 19 (35.19%) Degree
6 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
6 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 19 (35.19%) ISEB
6 19 (35.19%) SDLC
7 18 (33.33%) Finance
8 16 (29.63%) QA
8 16 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (25.93%) Scrum
10 14 (25.93%) Coaching
11 12 (22.22%) Java
11 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 11 (20.37%) C
12 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
12 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (18.52%) Line Management
14 9 (16.67%) Presales
14 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 9 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (16.67%) .NET
15 8 (14.81%) Oracle
15 8 (14.81%) JavaScript

Senior Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
3 8 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 6 (11.11%) JUnit
4 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.11%) Protractor
4 6 (11.11%) TestNG
5 4 (7.41%) JBehave
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) JMeter
6 2 (3.70%) NeoLoad
6 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.70%) RSpec
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) Ajax
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Kali Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Test Strategy
3 25 (46.30%) Software Testing
4 20 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 20 (37.04%) Test Management
5 19 (35.19%) SDLC
6 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (25.93%) Coaching
7 14 (25.93%) Scrum
7 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Line Management
10 9 (16.67%) Presales
11 8 (14.81%) Agile Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.96%) DevOps
13 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
14 5 (9.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) C
4 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Degree
1 19 (35.19%) ISEB
1 19 (35.19%) ISTQB
2 16 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CEH
6 2 (3.70%) GIAC
6 2 (3.70%) GPEN
6 2 (3.70%) MBCS
6 2 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) QA
2 7 (12.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
2 2 (3.70%) Nmap
2 2 (3.70%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Coverity
3 2 (3.70%) Qualys
4 1 (1.85%) Murex
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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