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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 129 147 119
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 41 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.02% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 23
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 22 May 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) ISEB
3 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
3 22 (36.67%) Retail
3 22 (36.67%) Test Strategy
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 20 (33.33%) System Testing
5 16 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 16 (26.67%) C#
5 16 (26.67%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) UNIX
6 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (18.33%) QA
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) Test Management
10 9 (15.00%) JIRA
10 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
11 8 (13.33%) Project Management
12 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
13 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
13 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.33%) Banking
14 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (36.67%) Retail
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
2 22 (36.67%) Test Strategy
3 20 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 20 (33.33%) System Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Test Management
8 8 (13.33%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C#
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) Ruby
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) ISEB
2 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
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