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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 152 163 187
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 31 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.45% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 2
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -21.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Stockport - 10 £32,000 - 2
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) ISEB
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Mentoring
3 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (35.00%) Selenium
4 14 (35.00%) Coaching
5 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
5 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Test Management
6 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (30.00%) Test Planning
7 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) Web Services
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (27.50%) Project Management
7 11 (27.50%) Retail
7 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
8 10 (25.00%) Process Management
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (25.00%) DSDM
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
8 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) HP
11 6 (15.00%) SAP

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (27.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Mentoring
3 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (35.00%) Coaching
5 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Test Management
6 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Test Planning
7 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
7 11 (27.50%) Project Management
7 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
8 10 (25.00%) Process Management
8 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (25.00%) DSDM
8 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Line Management
12 4 (10.00%) TDD
13 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) FATCA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Stockport, Cheshire
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