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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 132 154 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 49 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 1.02% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.04% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 20
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
3214 3542 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.17% 97.23% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2527 2820 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Test Strategy
3 30 (37.50%) ISEB
4 28 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 26 (32.50%) Retail
5 26 (32.50%) Integration Testing
5 26 (32.50%) System Testing
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 23 (28.75%) SDLC
8 22 (27.50%) Software Delivery
8 22 (27.50%) System Integration Testing
8 22 (27.50%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (27.50%) Java
9 21 (26.25%) C#
9 21 (26.25%) UNIX
9 21 (26.25%) Compatibility Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Test Management
10 12 (15.00%) QA
10 12 (15.00%) Project Management
10 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
11 11 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.50%) Finance
12 10 (12.50%) ISTQB
13 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
13 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.00%) JIRA
15 7 (8.75%) Line Management
16 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (3.75%) MS Project
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (32.50%) Retail
2 10 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) UNIX
2 1 (1.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Android
2 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) Test Strategy
3 28 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 26 (32.50%) Integration Testing
4 26 (32.50%) System Testing
5 23 (28.75%) SDLC
6 22 (27.50%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (27.50%) Software Delivery
7 21 (26.25%) Compatibility Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Test Management
8 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.75%) Line Management
12 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
13 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 22 (27.50%) Java
3 21 (26.25%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) ISEB
2 10 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago