The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 178 181 171
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.080% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.085% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 24 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 2 £32,750 - 1
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Test Leader 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 Leader in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 3 (16.67%) EasyMock
7 3 (16.67%) Big Data
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) QMS
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) jMock
7 3 (16.67%) QALoad
7 3 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) TestPartner
7 3 (16.67%) Finance

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Test Leader 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 3 (16.67%) TestPartner
3 3 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (16.67%) QALoad
3 3 (16.67%) jMock
3 3 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) CMMI
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) QMS
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago