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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 177 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Average salary £58,000 £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.60% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3788 3895 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 94.95% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 3373 3232
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 30 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 - 1 £60,000 -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (56.25%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
6 3 (18.75%) CMMI
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) QMS
6 3 (18.75%) EasyMock
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) TestPartner
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) NUnit
6 3 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (18.75%) jMock
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) EasyMock
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) TestPartner
2 3 (18.75%) NUnit
2 3 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (18.75%) jMock
2 3 (18.75%) QALoad
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) CMMI
5 3 (18.75%) QMS
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) RUP
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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