The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 41 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 4.33% 0.60% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 0.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
Test Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 321 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.97% 95.54% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 416 258 217
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Bradford

Test Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Test Management
2 13 (59.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Supplier Management
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) ISEB
3 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 7 (31.82%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Migration

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Management
2 13 (59.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Supplier Management
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix