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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 145 168 157
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 60 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.28% 0.84% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.87% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 12
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
4490 4703 3394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.76% 96.47% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3602 3667 2672
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 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 +34 40 £51,750 +17.61% 3
Bradford 0 14 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Bingley -5 2 - -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.97%) Test Strategy
3 48 (34.04%) ISEB
4 45 (31.91%) Test Management
5 41 (29.08%) QA
6 30 (21.28%) Retail
7 29 (20.57%) Finance
8 27 (19.15%) System Integration Testing
9 26 (18.44%) SDLC
9 26 (18.44%) Regression Testing
9 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (17.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (16.31%) System Testing
11 23 (16.31%) SQL
11 23 (16.31%) UNIX
12 22 (15.60%) Integration Testing
12 22 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (15.60%) Software Delivery
13 20 (14.18%) Supplier Management
14 19 (13.48%) Java
15 18 (12.77%) C#
15 18 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (12.06%) Compatibility Testing
17 16 (11.35%) Line Management
17 16 (11.35%) ITIL
17 16 (11.35%) Project Management
18 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
18 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
19 13 (9.22%) HP UFT
19 13 (9.22%) LoadRunner

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) HP UFT
1 13 (9.22%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.55%) JIRA
General
1 30 (21.28%) Retail
2 29 (20.57%) Finance
3 12 (8.51%) Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Legal
5 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.55%) Local Government
7 2 (1.42%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) LAMP
1 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.55%) NHS
2 5 (3.55%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) UNIX
2 7 (4.96%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) Android
3 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.97%) Test Strategy
3 45 (31.91%) Test Management
4 27 (19.15%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (18.44%) SDLC
5 26 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.44%) Regression Testing
6 25 (17.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (16.31%) System Testing
8 22 (15.60%) Integration Testing
8 22 (15.60%) Software Delivery
9 20 (14.18%) Supplier Management
10 18 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (12.06%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (11.35%) Project Management
12 16 (11.35%) ITIL
12 16 (11.35%) Line Management
13 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
13 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.51%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.31%) SQL
2 19 (13.48%) Java
3 18 (12.77%) C#
4 2 (1.42%) C++
4 2 (1.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (34.04%) ISEB
2 11 (7.80%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.84%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (29.08%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Capita
2 2 (1.42%) Citrix
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30267 - £35313 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago