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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 163 208 190
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 86 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.77% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 22
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,138 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £49,800
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
6403 6888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.98% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5256 5434 3949
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +27 58 £51,000 +2.00% 7
South Yorkshire +24 22 £44,500 -19.09% 2
East Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.91%) Test Management
2 69 (37.91%) Test Strategy
3 60 (32.97%) Finance
4 58 (31.87%) ISEB
5 47 (25.82%) QA
6 34 (18.68%) Banking
6 34 (18.68%) Retail
7 30 (16.48%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (16.48%) JIRA
8 29 (15.93%) Performance Testing
8 29 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (15.38%) SQL
9 28 (15.38%) SDLC
10 26 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 26 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 25 (13.74%) ISTQB
11 25 (13.74%) Regression Testing
12 23 (12.64%) Project Management
12 23 (12.64%) UNIX
13 22 (12.09%) System Testing
14 21 (11.54%) Integration Testing
14 21 (11.54%) Software Delivery
14 21 (11.54%) Line Management
14 21 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
16 19 (10.44%) Supplier Management
16 19 (10.44%) Java
16 19 (10.44%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) ATM
Development Applications
1 30 (16.48%) JIRA
2 18 (9.89%) HP UFT
2 18 (9.89%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.20%) FitNesse
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 34 (18.68%) Banking
2 34 (18.68%) Retail
3 7 (3.85%) Local Government
3 7 (3.85%) Legal
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) .NET
1 1 (0.55%) LAMP
1 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.75%) NHS
2 5 (2.75%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.55%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) UNIX
2 8 (4.40%) Windows
3 7 (3.85%) Android
3 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.91%) Test Management
2 69 (37.91%) Test Strategy
3 30 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (15.93%) Performance Testing
4 29 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (15.38%) SDLC
6 26 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 26 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 25 (13.74%) Regression Testing
8 23 (12.64%) Project Management
9 22 (12.09%) System Testing
10 21 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 21 (11.54%) Line Management
10 21 (11.54%) Software Delivery
11 20 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (10.44%) Supplier Management
12 19 (10.44%) Mentoring
12 19 (10.44%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (9.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.38%) SQL
2 19 (10.44%) Java
3 17 (9.34%) C#
4 2 (1.10%) C++
4 2 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (31.87%) ISEB
2 25 (13.74%) ISTQB
3 13 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (2.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (25.82%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (16.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (7.14%) Capita
2 5 (2.75%) HP
3 2 (1.10%) Citrix
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