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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 151 169
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.93% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 22
Median salary £40,000 £45,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%

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
3666 3237 3802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.24% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3072 2686 3207
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 - 2 £44,750 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Selenium
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 6 (21.43%) ISEB
5 6 (21.43%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 5 (17.86%) QA
6 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) OpenUP
7 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 4 (14.29%) JMeter
7 4 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) JMeter
3 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) jMock
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Test Management
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) OpenUP
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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