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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 188 199 175
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 23 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.35% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 25
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
4206 4737 4238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.56% 98.07% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3902 3311
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 21 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Bradford - 6 £45,000 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (47.14%) Test Management
2 32 (45.71%) Finance
3 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (41.43%) ISEB
4 28 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 24 (34.29%) QA
6 19 (27.14%) Line Management
7 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 14 (20.00%) Coaching
8 13 (18.57%) Banking
9 12 (17.14%) Retail
9 12 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.71%) Project Management
10 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
11 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 10 (14.29%) jQuery
11 10 (14.29%) Web Development
11 10 (14.29%) Degree
11 10 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
11 10 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
11 10 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 10 (14.29%) Fintech
11 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) WebTrends
11 10 (14.29%) HTML

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 5 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MSTest
2 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Local Government
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) CSS
1 10 (14.29%) HTML
1 10 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) Behat
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 10 (14.29%) Fintech
1 10 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (7.14%) Copywriting
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Android
1 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.14%) Unix
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Test Management
2 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 19 (27.14%) Line Management
5 14 (20.00%) Coaching
5 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (15.71%) Project Management
7 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 10 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 10 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 10 (14.29%) Qualitative Research
8 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.29%) Web Development
9 9 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (12.86%) SDLC
10 8 (11.43%) People Management
10 8 (11.43%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) ISEB
2 12 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (14.29%) Degree
5 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
3 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Capita
1 3 (4.29%) HP