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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 172 180 173
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 8 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £39,000 £58,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.75% +40.60%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 31 July 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
Wigan - 4 £39,000 -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) ISEB
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
6 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) DSDM
7 7 (25.93%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
8 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
8 5 (18.52%) Information Assurance
8 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) FATCA
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) Java
10 3 (11.11%) Selenium
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.41%) QA
11 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.41%) Open Source
11 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
11 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (7.41%) Test Automation

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) ODBC
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
5 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.93%) DSDM
6 7 (25.93%) Coaching
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Line Management
7 5 (18.52%) Information Assurance
7 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Scala
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) FATCA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) HP
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