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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 157 169 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
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
3334 3176 2847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.34% 96.16% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2714 2474 2435
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 £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
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 26 January 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (69.23%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) Test Strategy
3 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
3 20 (51.28%) ISEB
4 15 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Test Management
5 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 12 (30.77%) Line Management
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.21%) QA
7 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Retail
9 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (20.51%) JIRA
10 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
10 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.95%) FitNesse
10 7 (17.95%) Retail Banking
10 7 (17.95%) Banking
10 7 (17.95%) Games
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
11 5 (12.82%) SOA
11 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Change Control

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) JBehave
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 27 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Retail Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Games
3 7 (17.95%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Test Strategy
2 15 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Test Management
3 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 12 (30.77%) Line Management
5 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.82%) Change Control
8 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.69%) System Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) ISEB
1 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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