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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 148 162 134
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 14
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,275 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +0.50%
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
3606 3550 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.49% 96.39% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 2844 2178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) Retail
4 18 (36.73%) ISEB
4 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
6 12 (24.49%) ISTQB
6 12 (24.49%) QA
6 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
8 9 (18.37%) System Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Test Management
8 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
9 8 (16.33%) Test Planning
9 8 (16.33%) JIRA
9 8 (16.33%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.29%) C#
10 7 (14.29%) Java
10 7 (14.29%) UNIX
10 7 (14.29%) Banking
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) FitNesse
10 7 (14.29%) Retail Banking
10 7 (14.29%) Mentoring

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) JIRA
2 7 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) Retail
3 7 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
3 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
3 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Test Management
4 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
4 9 (18.37%) System Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Test Planning
5 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Line Management
9 4 (8.16%) Change Control
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
10 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISEB
2 12 (24.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
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