The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 150 180 158
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 59 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.20% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 26
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Test Manager
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4797 4908 3800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.56% 96.01% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3996 3042
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 £26,650 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Leeds +15 35 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bradford +2 14 £52,500 +10.52%
Bingley - 4 £47,500 -
Halifax +17 3 - -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) Test Strategy
3 26 (33.33%) Retail
3 26 (33.33%) ISEB
4 23 (29.49%) Finance
5 21 (26.92%) Test Management
6 18 (23.08%) QA
7 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (21.79%) SQL
8 15 (19.23%) Regression Testing
9 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 12 (15.38%) System Testing
9 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 11 (14.10%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (14.10%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
11 10 (12.82%) Banking
11 10 (12.82%) Supplier Management
11 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (12.82%) C#
11 10 (12.82%) Java
11 10 (12.82%) UNIX
11 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (11.54%) Test Planning
13 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
13 8 (10.26%) JIRA
14 7 (8.97%) Retail Banking
14 7 (8.97%) FitNesse

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Project
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) JIRA
2 7 (8.97%) FitNesse
2 7 (8.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (6.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (33.33%) Retail
2 23 (29.49%) Finance
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 7 (8.97%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) Test Strategy
3 21 (26.92%) Test Management
4 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 12 (15.38%) System Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 11 (14.10%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Supplier Management
8 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.54%) Test Planning
9 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.97%) ITIL
11 7 (8.97%) Change Control
12 6 (7.69%) People Management
12 6 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) C#
2 10 (12.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.56%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago