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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 121 168 141
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 77 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.72% 0.97% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.00% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 29
Average salary £51,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.08% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,975 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
4323 4798 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.78% 96.97% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3415 3948 2821
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 41 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Bradford -2 20 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Halifax - 4 - - 1
Bingley - 4 £47,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) ISEB
3 37 (37.00%) Test Strategy
4 32 (32.00%) Retail
5 30 (30.00%) Test Management
6 25 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (25.00%) QA
7 24 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 20 (20.00%) Finance
8 20 (20.00%) SQL
8 20 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 20 (20.00%) System Testing
9 17 (17.00%) Supplier Management
10 16 (16.00%) C#
10 16 (16.00%) Java
10 16 (16.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 15 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (15.00%) Software Delivery
11 15 (15.00%) UNIX
12 13 (13.00%) ITIL
13 12 (12.00%) Banking
13 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (10.00%) Project Management
14 10 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (10.00%) LoadRunner
15 9 (9.00%) JIRA
15 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
15 9 (9.00%) ISTQB
15 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (9.00%) JIRA
3 5 (5.00%) FitNesse
General
1 32 (32.00%) Retail
2 20 (20.00%) Finance
3 12 (12.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.00%) LAMP
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.00%) Test Strategy
3 30 (30.00%) Test Management
4 25 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (24.00%) Regression Testing
6 20 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 20 (20.00%) System Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Supplier Management
8 16 (16.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 15 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (15.00%) Software Delivery
10 13 (13.00%) ITIL
11 10 (10.00%) Project Management
12 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.00%) Test Planning
13 8 (8.00%) People Management
14 7 (7.00%) Automation Testing
14 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
15 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (16.00%) C#
2 16 (16.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) Ruby
4 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) ISEB
2 9 (9.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.00%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 25 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago