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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 139 152 137
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 47 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 0.98% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.01% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.50%
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
3341 3562 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.81% 97.30% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 2837 1864
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 July 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.05%) Test Strategy
3 30 (35.71%) ISEB
4 27 (32.14%) Regression Testing
5 25 (29.76%) System Testing
5 25 (29.76%) Integration Testing
5 25 (29.76%) Retail
6 24 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (28.57%) SDLC
7 22 (26.19%) Java
7 22 (26.19%) SQL
7 22 (26.19%) UNIX
8 21 (25.00%) C#
8 21 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
9 20 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
10 16 (19.05%) Test Management
11 13 (15.48%) Project Management
12 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (14.29%) QA
12 12 (14.29%) Automation Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Line Management
13 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
13 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
13 10 (11.90%) Finance
14 8 (9.52%) Capita
14 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (7.14%) Validation

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.57%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
General
1 25 (29.76%) Retail
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Local Government
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
1 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.05%) Test Strategy
3 27 (32.14%) Regression Testing
4 25 (29.76%) System Testing
4 25 (29.76%) Integration Testing
5 24 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 24 (28.57%) SDLC
6 21 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 20 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 16 (19.05%) Test Management
9 13 (15.48%) Project Management
10 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Line Management
11 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.14%) Validation
13 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) Java
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) ISEB
2 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Capita