Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Test Manager
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 149 165
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.096% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
West Sussex median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% -12.37% -19.17%
10th Percentile £47,375 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £67,500 £58,125
South East median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2001 2364 2594
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.21% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2166 2276
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in West Sussex

Test Manager
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in West Sussex

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in West Sussex

Test Manager
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 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
Crawley +26 1 £60,000 +41.18%
Gatwick +16 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center