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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 165 167 168
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 21 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) ISEB
2 23 (50.00%) Test Management
3 22 (47.83%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 15 (32.61%) Line Management
5 14 (30.43%) QA
6 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
7 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (21.74%) Coaching
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
9 8 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (17.39%) Resource Management
9 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Performance Management
10 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
10 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.04%) People Management
11 6 (13.04%) SDLC
12 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
12 5 (10.87%) Android
12 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.87%) Unix
12 5 (10.87%) Windows

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSTest
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Local Government
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Behat
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Android
1 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Test Management
3 22 (47.83%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Line Management
5 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
6 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (21.74%) Coaching
8 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) Resource Management
8 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Performance Management
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (13.04%) People Management
10 6 (13.04%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) ISEB
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Capita