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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 185 225 192
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 77 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 30 31
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
6984 7196 5597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.35% 95.87% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5598 5709 4416
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +41 63 £51,000 +7.36% 7
South Yorkshire +6 12 £44,500 -19.09% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) Finance
3 31 (31.31%) ISEB
3 31 (31.31%) Test Strategy
4 29 (29.29%) Test Management
5 27 (27.27%) Retail
6 24 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (21.21%) QA
7 21 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (21.21%) SQL
8 20 (20.20%) JIRA
9 19 (19.19%) Test Planning
9 19 (19.19%) Banking
10 15 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
11 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
11 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
11 13 (13.13%) Software Delivery
11 13 (13.13%) Performance Testing
11 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
11 13 (13.13%) System Testing
12 12 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
12 12 (12.12%) Java
13 11 (11.11%) C#
13 11 (11.11%) UNIX
13 11 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (11.11%) Supplier Management
13 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
14 10 (10.10%) FitNesse

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (4.04%) MS Project
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) ATM
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) JIRA
2 11 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (10.10%) FitNesse
4 8 (8.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (38.38%) Finance
2 27 (27.27%) Retail
3 19 (19.19%) Banking
4 7 (7.07%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.02%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.31%) Test Strategy
3 29 (29.29%) Test Management
4 21 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (19.19%) Test Planning
6 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Performance Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.13%) System Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Software Delivery
8 12 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
9 11 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.08%) Project Management
12 8 (8.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) Java
3 11 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (31.31%) ISEB
2 15 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 24 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.03%) HP
2 2 (2.02%) Citrix
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
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