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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 177 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 16 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 9
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
3998 3581 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 94.76% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 3114 3659
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,709 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 27 November 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
Stockport - 7 £32,000 - 3
Test Leader
North West

Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (62.50%) ISEB
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 7 (29.17%) Coaching
6 7 (29.17%) Retail
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
6 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (25.00%) Process Management
7 6 (25.00%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
8 5 (20.83%) DSDM
9 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (29.17%) Coaching
5 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Management
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) Process Management
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) DSDM
8 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago