The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.28% 0.078% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.082% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £56,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.83% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1051 1220 1183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.68% 95.31% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1154 1048
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
Worthing - 2 £56,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £47,500 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP