Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.51% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £53,223 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.05% -3.23% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,125 £34,875 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £43,375 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -17.38% - +6.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1523 1675 2098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.75% 97.55% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1433 1851
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Wiltshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Swindon +2 2 £60,000 +12.73%
Corsham - 2 £65,000 -
Chippenham +22 1 £40,000 +15.94%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) TestRail
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Jython
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) TestRail
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Jython
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle