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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 197 191 146
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 57 28 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.52% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 41
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,688 £37,650 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,550 £60,000
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
6929 5125 5630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.30% 94.47% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5472 4054 4627
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
West Yorkshire -1 45 £50,000 +14.94% 1
North Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -21 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 52 (47.71%) Test Strategy
2 46 (42.20%) Finance
3 41 (37.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (30.28%) ISEB
5 25 (22.94%) Selenium
6 24 (22.02%) QA
6 24 (22.02%) Performance Testing
7 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (20.18%) BDD
9 21 (19.27%) Test Management
9 21 (19.27%) ISTQB
10 18 (16.51%) Waterfall
11 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
11 17 (15.60%) TDD
12 16 (14.68%) Scrum
12 16 (14.68%) SQL
13 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
13 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (11.93%) Java
15 12 (11.01%) JUnit
15 12 (11.01%) Project Management
15 12 (11.01%) Information Management
15 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
15 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
15 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
17 9 (8.26%) Capybara
17 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
17 9 (8.26%) System Testing
17 9 (8.26%) Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (0.92%) MS Office
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) LAN
1 1 (0.92%) WAN
1 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Selenium
2 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.01%) JUnit
4 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
5 9 (8.26%) Capybara
5 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.26%) Subversion
6 8 (7.34%) JBehave
6 8 (7.34%) JMeter
7 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 46 (42.20%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
4 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) Web Services
2 2 (1.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.75%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) UNIX
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Test Strategy
2 41 (37.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (22.02%) Performance Testing
4 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.18%) BDD
6 21 (19.27%) Test Management
7 18 (16.51%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.60%) TDD
9 16 (14.68%) Scrum
10 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
10 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
11 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.01%) Information Management
11 12 (11.01%) Project Management
12 9 (8.26%) Integration Testing
12 9 (8.26%) System Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Automation Testing
14 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) Perl
3 1 (0.92%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) ISEB
2 21 (19.27%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (1.83%) Sage
2 1 (0.92%) VMware
2 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle
2 1 (0.92%) Citrix
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