Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Strategy Manager was £50,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Test Strategy Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1187 1208 1303
Rank change year-on-year +21 +95 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Strategy Manager 2 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
UK median annual salary £50,750 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.77% +1.79% +21.74%
10th Percentile £41,825 £58,625 £43,500
90th Percentile £62,275 £105,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £62,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -35.48% +45.88% +0.53%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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%

Test Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy Manager in the UK

Test Strategy Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy Manager in the UK

Test Strategy Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy Manager in the UK

Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 2 £50,750 -28.77%
UK excluding London +27 1 £40,000 -35.48%
Midlands +12 1 £40,000 -37.01%
West Midlands +8 1 £40,000 -35.48%
London -6 1 £61,500 -29.71%

Test Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Test Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Test Strategy 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware