The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 162 185 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 91 62 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.33% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 68 53 29
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6620 6832 5018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.63% 96.42% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 5443 3928
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Yorkshire region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
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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
West Yorkshire +18 72 £52,500 +7.69% 7
South Yorkshire +15 16 £44,500 -17.20% 1
North Yorkshire +5 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 92 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.63%) Test Management
3 58 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 57 (32.76%) ISEB
5 51 (29.31%) Finance
6 38 (21.84%) QA
7 33 (18.97%) Retail
8 32 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
10 29 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 28 (16.09%) Banking
12 27 (15.52%) SQL
13 26 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (14.94%) JIRA
14 25 (14.37%) Integration Testing
14 25 (14.37%) System Testing
14 25 (14.37%) SDLC
15 24 (13.79%) Software Delivery
15 24 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (13.79%) Performance Testing
16 23 (13.22%) Java
17 22 (12.64%) UNIX
17 22 (12.64%) Test Planning
18 21 (12.07%) C#
18 21 (12.07%) ISTQB
19 20 (11.49%) Compatibility Testing
19 20 (11.49%) Supplier Management
19 20 (11.49%) Non-Functional Testing
20 17 (9.77%) Line Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (1.72%) MS Project
2 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) ATM
Development Applications
1 26 (14.94%) JIRA
2 17 (9.77%) HP UFT
2 17 (9.77%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.30%) FitNesse
General
1 51 (29.31%) Finance
2 33 (18.97%) Retail
3 28 (16.09%) Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Local Government
5 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) .NET
1 1 (0.57%) LAMP
1 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.87%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.30%) NHS
4 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.64%) UNIX
2 3 (1.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.15%) Android
3 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.63%) Test Management
3 58 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 32 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
6 29 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 26 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (14.37%) Integration Testing
8 25 (14.37%) SDLC
8 25 (14.37%) System Testing
9 24 (13.79%) Software Delivery
9 24 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 22 (12.64%) Test Planning
11 20 (11.49%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (11.49%) Compatibility Testing
11 20 (11.49%) Supplier Management
12 17 (9.77%) Line Management
13 16 (9.20%) ITIL
14 15 (8.62%) Project Management
14 15 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.52%) SQL
2 23 (13.22%) Java
3 21 (12.07%) C#
4 2 (1.15%) C++
4 2 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (32.76%) ISEB
2 21 (12.07%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.84%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 29 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.90%) Capita
2 4 (2.30%) HP
3 2 (1.15%) Citrix
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