Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Test Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Software Test Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1174 1247 1265
Rank change year-on-year +73 +18 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Manager 15 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 37
UK median annual salary £56,250 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.22% -6.36% +22.22%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,800 £32,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year +10.84% -0.98% +13.89%

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 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Manager in the UK

Software Test Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Test Manager in the UK

Software Test Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Manager over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Manager in the UK

Software Test Manager
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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
UK excluding London +55 15 £56,250 +10.84% 1
England +97 14 £52,500 - 1
East of England - 9 £52,500 -
South East +93 5 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Software 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 Software Test Manager in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) eggPlant
5 4 (26.67%) People Management
5 4 (26.67%) Resource Allocation
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) System Testing
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.67%) ISEB
8 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Test Management
8 1 (6.67%) CCTV
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) SaaS

Software 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 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CCTV
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) People Management
4 4 (26.67%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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