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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 188 170 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 15 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 24
Median salary £42,500 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
3622 3438 4136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.23% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3163 2845 3528
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 3 December 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) QA
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) Games
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE

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 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) jMock
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) CentOS
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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