The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 177 169 169
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 7 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 1
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.93%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 4008 3587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 95.41% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3044 3479 3186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Leader
North West

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
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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 3 £60,000 -
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) TestPartner
3 5 (35.71%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (35.71%) CMMI
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
3 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
3 5 (35.71%) QALoad
3 5 (35.71%) jMock
3 5 (35.71%) EasyMock
4 4 (28.57%) QMS
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) NUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) AS400

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) jMock
2 5 (35.71%) EasyMock
2 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 5 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
2 5 (35.71%) TestPartner
2 5 (35.71%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (35.71%) QALoad
3 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) CMMI
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) QMS
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago