Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Programme Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Test Programme Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1140 1168
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 13 40 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.024% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 74
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.78% +5.56%
10th Percentile £56,750 £54,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £109,375 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.04% +6.52% -9.59%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Test Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Programme Manager in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Programme Manager in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Programme Manager in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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 -10 11 £70,000 -6.67% 6
London -19 7 £70,000 -6.67% 6
UK excluding London +3 5 £60,000 -2.04%
South East +13 2 £60,000 +33.33%
South West +9 2 £72,500 +20.83%
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Test Management
2 7 (53.85%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Confluence
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) SAS

Test Programme 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 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Management
2 7 (53.85%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) CMMI
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Capita