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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 126 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 77 62 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.61% 1.27% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 52 18
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £39,850 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.50%
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
4599 4734 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.23% 97.05% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3667 3782 2561
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +13 47 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bradford -13 14 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Halifax +2 5 - - 1
Bingley -3 2 - -
Huddersfield -7 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Manager
Yorkshire

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 48 (34.29%) ISEB
4 41 (29.29%) Test Management
5 36 (25.71%) Retail
6 35 (25.00%) QA
7 31 (22.14%) System Integration Testing
8 29 (20.71%) Regression Testing
9 27 (19.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (17.86%) Integration Testing
10 25 (17.86%) System Testing
10 25 (17.86%) SDLC
11 24 (17.14%) Software Delivery
11 24 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (16.43%) Finance
13 22 (15.71%) Java
13 22 (15.71%) SQL
13 22 (15.71%) UNIX
14 21 (15.00%) C#
14 21 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
15 20 (14.29%) Supplier Management
16 18 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
17 16 (11.43%) ITIL
18 15 (10.71%) Project Management
19 14 (10.00%) Line Management
20 13 (9.29%) HP UFT
20 13 (9.29%) LoadRunner
21 12 (8.57%) Automation Testing
22 11 (7.86%) ISTQB

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (2.14%) MS Project
2 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) HP UFT
1 13 (9.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 36 (25.71%) Retail
2 23 (16.43%) Finance
3 10 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Games
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
2 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) UNIX
2 3 (2.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 41 (29.29%) Test Management
4 31 (22.14%) System Integration Testing
5 29 (20.71%) Regression Testing
6 27 (19.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (17.86%) Integration Testing
7 25 (17.86%) System Testing
7 25 (17.86%) SDLC
8 24 (17.14%) Software Delivery
9 21 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 20 (14.29%) Supplier Management
11 18 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (11.43%) ITIL
13 15 (10.71%) Project Management
14 14 (10.00%) Line Management
15 12 (8.57%) Automation Testing
16 10 (7.14%) Test Automation
17 9 (6.43%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) Java
1 22 (15.71%) SQL
2 21 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (1.43%) C++
3 2 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (34.29%) ISEB
2 11 (7.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (5.71%) Capita
2 2 (1.43%) Citrix
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package (car, bonus etc)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 6 days ago