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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 229 244 210
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 25 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
6067 6853 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 98.07% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5675 4937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +11 23 £45,000 +7.14% 1
South Yorkshire +1 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (52.08%) Finance
2 46 (47.92%) Test Management
3 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (34.38%) QA
5 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 31 (32.29%) ISEB
7 29 (30.21%) Banking
8 20 (20.83%) Test Planning
8 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
9 19 (19.79%) Line Management
9 19 (19.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (19.79%) Retail
10 17 (17.71%) Project Management
10 17 (17.71%) Performance Testing
11 16 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (16.67%) JIRA
11 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 15 (15.63%) People Management
12 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (14.58%) Coaching
14 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
16 10 (10.42%) WebTrends
16 10 (10.42%) HTML
16 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.42%) CSS
16 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
16 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.08%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.21%) Fireworks
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 50 (52.08%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Banking
3 19 (19.79%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) CSS
1 10 (10.42%) HTML
1 10 (10.42%) jQuery
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.04%) Behat
3 1 (1.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 10 (10.42%) Fintech
1 10 (10.42%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (5.21%) Copywriting
2 5 (5.21%) User Experience
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Android
1 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.21%) Unix
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Test Management
2 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 20 (20.83%) Test Planning
5 19 (19.79%) Line Management
6 17 (17.71%) Performance Testing
6 17 (17.71%) Project Management
7 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (15.63%) People Management
9 14 (14.58%) Coaching
10 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.42%) Multivariate Testing
12 10 (10.42%) Performance Management
12 10 (10.42%) Qualitative Research
12 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) C++
3 1 (1.04%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) ISEB
2 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 19 (19.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (10.42%) Degree
6 7 (7.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.38%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) HP
2 3 (3.13%) Capita