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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 139 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 35 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.68% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 21
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
3504 3654 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.47% 96.62% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2952 2198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 17 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Retail
3 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
3 18 (34.62%) ISEB
4 17 (32.69%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) Finance
6 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (23.08%) QA
7 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 12 (23.08%) System Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Software Delivery
8 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (21.15%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
9 10 (19.23%) C#
9 10 (19.23%) Java
9 10 (19.23%) UNIX
10 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 8 (15.38%) JIRA
10 8 (15.38%) Test Management
10 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
10 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.46%) Banking
11 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
11 7 (13.46%) Retail Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (5.77%) MS Project
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (42.31%) Retail
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Retail Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
3 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 12 (23.08%) System Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Software Delivery
5 11 (21.15%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Test Management
7 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Project Management
11 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.77%) SOA
11 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) C#
2 10 (19.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) ISEB
2 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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