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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Lead
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 153 168
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 13 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £37,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%

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
3550 3065 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.14% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3056 2567 3271
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - -
Stockport - 1 £44,500 -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) QA
5 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.00%) JMeter
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) OpenUP
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management

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 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
3 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (12.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 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%) 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 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
2 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (12.00%) OpenUP
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) HP
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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