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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 167 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 17 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 9
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -32.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
3516 3468 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 2874 3159
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - -
Stockport - 1 £36,500 - 1
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (48.08%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Integration Testing
6 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
7 19 (36.54%) SDLC
8 17 (32.69%) Smoke Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Process Improvement
8 17 (32.69%) Compatibility Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Regression Testing
9 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 11 (21.15%) ISEB
11 10 (19.23%) Finance
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
12 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
13 8 (15.38%) Project Management
13 8 (15.38%) Retail
14 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Selenium
14 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
14 7 (13.46%) Line Management
15 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
16 5 (9.62%) Windows
16 5 (9.62%) Scrum
16 5 (9.62%) QA
16 5 (9.62%) Software 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (48.08%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Integration Testing
6 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
7 19 (36.54%) SDLC
8 17 (32.69%) Compatibility Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Process Improvement
8 17 (32.69%) Regression Testing
8 17 (32.69%) Smoke Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Line Management
11 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (9.62%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C#
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (21.15%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Capita
3 1 (1.92%) HP
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