The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 47 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.72% - 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £34,836 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Test Manager
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Leicester region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Telerik
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Behat
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik