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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 220 191 141
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 50 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.64% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.67% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 41
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,100 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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
7277 5350 5642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.56% 95.23% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 4261 4657
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 October 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 24 October 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 -32 30 £49,000 -2.00% 6
North Yorkshire +2 17 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire -27 3 £72,500 +70.58%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 60 (52.17%) Finance
1 60 (52.17%) Test Strategy
2 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (34.78%) ISEB
4 35 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 24 (20.87%) Waterfall
6 24 (20.87%) Test Management
7 22 (19.13%) Line Management
7 22 (19.13%) SQL
8 21 (18.26%) Regression Testing
9 20 (17.39%) BDD
9 20 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 19 (16.52%) QA
11 18 (15.65%) Performance Testing
12 16 (13.91%) Selenium
13 15 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (11.30%) Cucumber
14 13 (11.30%) Test Planning
14 13 (11.30%) Software Testing
14 13 (11.30%) Project Management
15 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
16 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
16 11 (9.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (8.70%) Mentoring
17 10 (8.70%) System Testing
17 10 (8.70%) Scrum

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Selenium
2 13 (11.30%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.96%) Capybara
3 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.96%) Subversion
4 6 (5.22%) JUnit
5 5 (4.35%) JMeter
5 5 (4.35%) JBehave
5 5 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.87%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.87%) TestLink
General
1 60 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Games
2 5 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) NHS
2 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) UNIX
2 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.17%) Test Strategy
2 59 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.87%) Test Management
4 24 (20.87%) Waterfall
5 22 (19.13%) Line Management
6 21 (18.26%) Regression Testing
7 20 (17.39%) BDD
7 20 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 18 (15.65%) Performance Testing
9 15 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (11.30%) Software Testing
10 13 (11.30%) Project Management
10 13 (11.30%) Test Planning
11 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
13 10 (8.70%) System Testing
13 10 (8.70%) Scrum
13 10 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (34.78%) ISEB
2 30 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.52%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) Citrix
2 1 (0.87%) Sage
2 1 (0.87%) VMware
2 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle
2 1 (0.87%) SAP
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