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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 202 233 199
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 58 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.77% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 20
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 £42,400 £39,825 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,400
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
7389 7151 5650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.57% 95.60% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5985 5636 4502
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 1 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 1 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
(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
West Yorkshire +11 47 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South Yorkshire +6 11 £44,500 -22.60%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) Finance
3 32 (35.16%) Test Strategy
4 27 (29.67%) Test Management
5 26 (28.57%) ISEB
6 25 (27.47%) Retail
7 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (21.98%) SQL
8 20 (21.98%) JIRA
9 19 (20.88%) Banking
9 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
9 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (20.88%) Test Planning
10 18 (19.78%) QA
11 14 (15.38%) Regression Testing
11 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
12 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.99%) FitNesse
13 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Manual Testing
13 10 (10.99%) System Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Line Management
14 9 (9.89%) Compatibility Testing
14 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (9.89%) Software Delivery
15 8 (8.79%) C#
15 8 (8.79%) Java
15 8 (8.79%) UNIX

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) JIRA
2 10 (10.99%) FitNesse
3 8 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 25 (27.47%) Retail
3 19 (20.88%) Banking
4 7 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Games
6 3 (3.30%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.16%) Test Strategy
3 27 (29.67%) Test Management
4 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (20.88%) Test Planning
5 14 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 14 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.99%) Line Management
7 10 (10.99%) Manual Testing
7 10 (10.99%) System Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.69%) Change Control
9 7 (7.69%) People Management
9 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C#
2 8 (8.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) ISEB
2 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) HP
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
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