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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 153 194 179
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 94 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.38% 0.87% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.90% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 80 51 35
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
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
6629 6880 5103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.17% 96.16% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 5476 4010
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +29 78 £51,000 +7.36% 3
South Yorkshire +1 8 £45,500 -15.34% 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.84%) ISEB
3 48 (32.43%) Test Management
4 47 (31.76%) Test Strategy
5 40 (27.03%) Finance
6 36 (24.32%) Retail
7 32 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
8 30 (20.27%) Regression Testing
9 29 (19.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (18.92%) QA
11 27 (18.24%) HP Quality Center
11 27 (18.24%) SQL
12 26 (17.57%) System Testing
12 26 (17.57%) Integration Testing
13 23 (15.54%) JIRA
13 23 (15.54%) Banking
14 22 (14.86%) Java
15 21 (14.19%) C#
15 21 (14.19%) ISTQB
15 21 (14.19%) Compatibility Testing
15 21 (14.19%) SDLC
15 21 (14.19%) Software Delivery
15 21 (14.19%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (13.51%) Test Planning
16 20 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
16 20 (13.51%) Supplier Management
16 20 (13.51%) UNIX
17 18 (12.16%) Performance Testing
18 16 (10.81%) ITIL
18 16 (10.81%) HP UFT

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (2.70%) MS Project
2 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) ATM
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) JIRA
2 16 (10.81%) HP UFT
2 16 (10.81%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.05%) FitNesse
General
1 40 (27.03%) Finance
2 36 (24.32%) Retail
3 23 (15.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.03%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.68%) EMV
3 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) UNIX
2 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) Test Management
3 47 (31.76%) Test Strategy
4 32 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
5 30 (20.27%) Regression Testing
6 29 (19.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (17.57%) Integration Testing
7 26 (17.57%) System Testing
8 21 (14.19%) SDLC
8 21 (14.19%) Software Delivery
8 21 (14.19%) Compatibility Testing
9 20 (13.51%) Supplier Management
9 20 (13.51%) Test Planning
9 20 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (12.16%) Performance Testing
11 16 (10.81%) ITIL
12 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.46%) Project Management
13 14 (9.46%) People Management
14 12 (8.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.24%) SQL
2 22 (14.86%) Java
3 21 (14.19%) C#
4 2 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (37.84%) ISEB
2 21 (14.19%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.92%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.38%) Capita
2 3 (2.03%) HP
3 2 (1.35%) Citrix
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