The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 158 148 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 55 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 0.59% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.63% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 32
Average salary £48,750 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,950 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4720 3345 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.94% 93.88% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3762 2585 2817
Average salary £37,500 £35,831 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

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 August 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 August 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 -22 28 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Bradford 0 3 £50,000 +7.52%
Huddersfield -8 1 £35,000 -
Halifax -10 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 August 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 45 (46.88%) Test Strategy
2 38 (39.58%) Finance
3 37 (38.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (34.38%) ISEB
5 25 (26.04%) Selenium
6 23 (23.96%) Performance Testing
7 22 (22.92%) Test Management
7 22 (22.92%) QA
8 21 (21.88%) ISTQB
9 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.67%) TDD
10 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 16 (16.67%) BDD
11 14 (14.58%) Scrum
11 14 (14.58%) Software Testing
11 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (12.50%) Java
13 11 (11.46%) JUnit
13 11 (11.46%) Project Management
13 11 (11.46%) Information Management
13 11 (11.46%) SoapUI
13 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
13 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
14 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
14 10 (10.42%) System Testing
15 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
15 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
15 9 (9.38%) Capybara
15 9 (9.38%) Jenkins

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.46%) JUnit
3 11 (11.46%) SoapUI
4 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Capybara
4 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.38%) Subversion
5 7 (7.29%) JMeter
5 7 (7.29%) JBehave
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) UNIX
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Test Strategy
2 37 (38.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.96%) Performance Testing
4 22 (22.92%) Test Management
5 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) TDD
6 16 (16.67%) BDD
7 14 (14.58%) Scrum
7 14 (14.58%) Software Testing
7 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Project Management
8 11 (11.46%) Information Management
8 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
9 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.42%) System Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) Java
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Tcl
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) ISEB
2 21 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.08%) Sage
2 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.04%) Citrix
2 1 (1.04%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle
2 1 (1.04%) VMware
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