Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 169 168
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 65 69 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.30% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.40% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 89
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -13.98%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,375 £30,750
90th Percentile £52,000 £57,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -16.67%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4942 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.21% 90.73% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4234 5011
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Leeds

Test Management
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management in Leeds.

Salary trend for Test Management in Leeds

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 36 (55.38%) SDLC
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.77%) Selenium
4 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
5 26 (40.00%) QA
6 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
6 23 (35.38%) Scrum
7 22 (33.85%) .NET
7 22 (33.85%) Test Strategy
8 21 (32.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (29.23%) Line Management
9 19 (29.23%) SQL
10 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
11 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
12 15 (23.08%) Kanban
12 15 (23.08%) Software Delivery
13 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
14 13 (20.00%) XML
15 12 (18.46%) SOAP
15 12 (18.46%) Java
15 12 (18.46%) BDD
16 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Finance
17 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 10 (15.38%) User Stories
17 10 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
18 9 (13.85%) DevOps
18 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (13.85%) Microsoft

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) G Suite
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Selenium
2 18 (27.69%) SoapUI
3 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.15%) FitNesse
6 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.08%) JMeter
8 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
1 18 (27.69%) Test Analyst
1 18 (27.69%) Test Manager
2 17 (26.15%) Tester
3 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Trainer
5 5 (7.69%) Trainer
6 4 (6.15%) Integration Tester
6 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Payments Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) XML
3 12 (18.46%) SOAP
4 9 (13.85%) HTML
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.69%) Web Services
7 4 (6.15%) WSDL
7 4 (6.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.08%) Fintech
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) SDLC
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
4 23 (35.38%) Scrum
4 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
5 22 (33.85%) Test Strategy
6 21 (32.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (29.23%) Line Management
8 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
9 15 (23.08%) Kanban
9 15 (23.08%) Software Delivery
10 12 (18.46%) BDD
11 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 10 (15.38%) User Stories
13 9 (13.85%) DevOps
14 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
15 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
16 6 (9.23%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) HP
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Google