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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 153 147 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 29 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 0.60% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 17
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3581 3026 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.26% 96.16% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2405 2342
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
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 28 November 2014.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 26 (54.17%) Finance
3 24 (50.00%) ISEB
3 24 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
5 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) Line Management
7 14 (29.17%) Test Management
7 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (18.75%) QA
11 7 (14.58%) Games
12 6 (12.50%) Scrum
12 6 (12.50%) Selenium
12 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
13 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
13 5 (10.42%) Change Control
13 5 (10.42%) System Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
13 5 (10.42%) SOA
14 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
14 4 (8.33%) TDD
14 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
14 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Selenium
1 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.25%) Capybara
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) JBehave
2 3 (6.25%) JUnit
2 3 (6.25%) JMeter
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Line Management
5 14 (29.17%) Test Management
5 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
9 5 (10.42%) System Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) SOA
9 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) TDD
10 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Java
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) ISEB
1 24 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
2 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago