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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 161 182 180
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 18 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,908 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +12.26%
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
3605 3767 3876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.89% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2950 3148 3369
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Stockport - 7 £33,000 - 2
Wigan - 3 - -
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (70.21%) ISEB
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Mentoring
4 20 (42.55%) Manual Testing
5 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
5 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (36.17%) Coaching
6 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
7 15 (31.91%) DSDM
7 15 (31.91%) Functional Testing
8 12 (25.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (25.53%) Oracle
8 12 (25.53%) Selenium
9 11 (23.40%) Test Management
9 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Retail
9 11 (23.40%) Project Management
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
9 11 (23.40%) Waterfall
9 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle Retail
10 10 (21.28%) Test Planning
10 10 (21.28%) Process Management
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 7 (14.89%) HP
12 7 (14.89%) Line Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (21.28%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (25.53%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.51%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (23.40%) Retail
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) ODBC
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Mentoring
3 20 (42.55%) Manual Testing
4 17 (36.17%) Coaching
4 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
6 15 (31.91%) DSDM
6 15 (31.91%) Functional Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Waterfall
7 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
7 11 (23.40%) Project Management
7 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Test Management
8 10 (21.28%) Process Management
8 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
8 10 (21.28%) Test Planning
9 7 (14.89%) Line Management
10 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) ISEB
2 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) FATCA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
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