Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 199 219
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 20 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.42% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 48
Leeds median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £32,500 £40,100
90th Percentile £53,125 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.46% +2.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,631 5,139 6,627
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 97.77% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,940 4,435 5,440
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Leeds

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Leeds

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Leeds

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
2 12 (60.00%) QA
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
4 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (50.00%) SDLC
5 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 8 (40.00%) Line Management
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (10.00%) People Management
9 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Retail
10 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) CRM

Test Manager Skill Set
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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (55.00%) Test Management
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Line Management
4 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Coaching
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft