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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 136 166 147
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 41 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.15% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 7
Average salary £52,500 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,550 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,106 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3401 3612 2527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.21% 96.63% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2696 2779 1945
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 30 (36.59%) ISEB
4 25 (30.49%) SDLC
5 23 (28.05%) SQL
5 23 (28.05%) UNIX
5 23 (28.05%) Regression Testing
6 22 (26.83%) System Testing
7 21 (25.61%) Integration Testing
7 21 (25.61%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (25.61%) Retail
7 21 (25.61%) Software Delivery
8 20 (24.39%) Test Management
9 18 (21.95%) Java
10 17 (20.73%) C#
11 16 (19.51%) Compatibility Testing
11 16 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
12 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
12 15 (18.29%) Project Management
13 14 (17.07%) Finance
14 13 (15.85%) Line Management
15 12 (14.63%) Automation Testing
15 12 (14.63%) QA
16 11 (13.41%) Capita
16 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
17 10 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.61%) Retail
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Local Government
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) UNIX
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Android
2 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 25 (30.49%) SDLC
4 23 (28.05%) Regression Testing
5 22 (26.83%) System Testing
6 21 (25.61%) Integration Testing
6 21 (25.61%) Software Delivery
7 20 (24.39%) Test Management
8 16 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (19.51%) Compatibility Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Project Management
9 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
9 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.85%) Line Management
11 12 (14.63%) Automation Testing
12 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 18 (21.95%) Java
3 17 (20.73%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) ISEB
2 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Capita
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