The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.35% - 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% - 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,350 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 285 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 96.71% 97.94% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 153 245 99
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Halifax

Test Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Credit Risk
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Flex
3 3 (37.50%) General Ledger

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) General Ledger
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA