Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 214 193
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 32 30 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 0.50% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.51% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 73
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,547 £36,950 £45,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.96% +7.37%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4954 5864 6934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.08% 97.65% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4234 4846 5481
Leeds median annual salary £44,016 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.04% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.14%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 26 (81.25%) Test Strategy
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) SDLC
5 13 (40.63%) Test Management
6 12 (37.50%) QA
7 11 (34.38%) Software Delivery
8 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (25.00%) Line Management
10 7 (21.88%) Selenium
10 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
12 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.50%) C#
12 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.50%) ISEB
12 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 4 (12.50%) Project Management
12 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.50%) BDD
13 3 (9.38%) TestNG
13 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Appium
2 3 (9.38%) NUnit
2 3 (9.38%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WSDL
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Test Strategy
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) SDLC
5 13 (40.63%) Test Management
6 11 (34.38%) Software Delivery
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Line Management
8 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
11 4 (12.50%) BDD
11 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
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