The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 158 151 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 24 9 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.33% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.35% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 38
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,450 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,106 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3648 2587 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.74% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 2070 2296
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 Leeds

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

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Manager Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) ISEB
3 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 24 (40.00%) Finance
5 23 (38.33%) Test Strategy
6 19 (31.67%) Test Scripting
7 18 (30.00%) Selenium
7 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 15 (25.00%) Line Management
9 13 (21.67%) BDD
9 13 (21.67%) Test Management
9 13 (21.67%) TDD
10 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 10 (16.67%) System Testing
11 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (16.67%) QA
12 9 (15.00%) Subversion
12 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.00%) Java
12 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.00%) Capybara
12 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (13.33%) JUnit
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.33%) Information Management
14 7 (11.67%) Web Services

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Selenium
2 15 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.00%) Subversion
3 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.00%) Capybara
3 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.33%) JUnit
5 6 (10.00%) JMeter
5 6 (10.00%) JBehave
5 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Test Strategy
3 19 (31.67%) Test Scripting
4 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.00%) Line Management
6 13 (21.67%) BDD
6 13 (21.67%) Test Management
6 13 (21.67%) TDD
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.67%) System Testing
8 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Information Management
10 7 (11.67%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) ISEB
2 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Sage
3 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago