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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 142 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 35 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 11
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
3382 3545 3816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.78% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2890 3153
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Bury - 1 £40,000 -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (30.91%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 14 (25.45%) Functional Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
5 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
6 13 (23.64%) Compatibility Testing
6 13 (23.64%) SDLC
7 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
7 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
9 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.55%) Selenium
10 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Retail
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.91%) ISEB
12 6 (10.91%) JIRA
12 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Line Management
13 5 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
13 5 (9.09%) BDD
13 5 (9.09%) Windows
13 5 (9.09%) MS Excel

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 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.45%) Toad
5 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) Calabash
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Billing
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (30.91%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.45%) Functional Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
6 13 (23.64%) Compatibility Testing
6 13 (23.64%) SDLC
7 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
7 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
9 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Line Management
10 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.09%) BDD
11 5 (9.09%) CRM
11 5 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) DameWare
1 3 (5.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) LexisNexis
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
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