The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 188 178 176
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Test Leader
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3676 3772 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.79% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3122 3246
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Leader Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Leader
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Test Leader Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Leader
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 1 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Functional Testing
3 13 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 12 (46.15%) SDLC
4 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
5 9 (34.62%) Compatibility Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Smoke Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
6 6 (23.08%) ISEB
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.69%) Games
10 2 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (7.69%) Selenium
10 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Functional Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (46.15%) SDLC
4 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) Compatibility Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
5 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Capita
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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