The median annual salary for a Testing Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Testing Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 916 923
Rank change year-on-year +69 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Manager 5 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.033% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.034% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 25
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £69,700 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.86% +15.00%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Testing Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Testing Manager in the UK

Testing Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Testing Manager in the UK

Testing Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Testing Manager over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Testing Manager in the UK

Testing 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 Testing Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +46 5 £65,000 - 1
London +55 2 £65,000 -5.10%
South West +27 1 - -
East of England +14 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Bristol 0 1 - -
North West -8 1 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Chester - 1 £72,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £72,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £55,000 -

Testing Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Testing 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 Testing Manager in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
4 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Equities
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Ant
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office

Testing 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
2 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google
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