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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 177 169 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 34 18 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.67% 0.48% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.50% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 43
Average salary £46,000 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.37% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,350 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,663 £63,500 £60,000
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
4920 3577 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.89% 94.88% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3859 2878 3081
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
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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 -7 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Huddersfield -1 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Halifax -6 1 £35,000 -25.92%
Bradford -9 1 £35,000 -24.73%
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 47 (51.09%) Finance
1 47 (51.09%) Test Strategy
2 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (38.04%) ISEB
5 28 (30.43%) ISTQB
6 20 (21.74%) Test Management
6 20 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 19 (20.65%) Performance Testing
8 18 (19.57%) Selenium
9 17 (18.48%) QA
10 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (16.30%) Regression Testing
10 15 (16.30%) Cucumber
10 15 (16.30%) Test Planning
10 15 (16.30%) Line Management
11 13 (14.13%) BDD
11 13 (14.13%) TDD
12 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (13.04%) Scrum
13 11 (11.96%) Project Management
14 10 (10.87%) System Testing
15 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.78%) Capybara
15 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
15 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
15 9 (9.78%) Java
15 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
15 9 (9.78%) Subversion
16 8 (8.70%) Information Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Selenium
2 15 (16.30%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.78%) Capybara
3 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.78%) Subversion
4 8 (8.70%) JUnit
5 6 (6.52%) JMeter
5 6 (6.52%) JBehave
5 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (51.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
2 2 (2.17%) Publishing
2 2 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) UNIX
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Test Strategy
2 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.74%) Test Management
4 20 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 19 (20.65%) Performance Testing
6 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (16.30%) Regression Testing
6 15 (16.30%) Test Planning
6 15 (16.30%) Line Management
7 13 (14.13%) BDD
7 13 (14.13%) TDD
8 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.04%) Scrum
9 11 (11.96%) Project Management
10 10 (10.87%) System Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.70%) Information Management
12 8 (8.70%) Software Testing
13 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) Java
2 8 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (38.04%) ISEB
2 28 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Sage
3 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.09%) VMware
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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