The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Test Manager
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 155 143
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 15 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.60% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 35
Median salary £55,000 £45,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.21% -8.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,263 £36,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 2452 3129 3483
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.42% 97.17% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2154 2532 2771
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 33 (86.84%) Test Strategy
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
4 16 (42.11%) ISEB
5 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (39.47%) Functional Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Web Testing
6 13 (34.21%) SDLC
7 12 (31.58%) TDD
7 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 11 (28.95%) Process Improvement
9 10 (26.32%) Project Management
9 10 (26.32%) Test Management
9 10 (26.32%) QA
9 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Selenium
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
12 7 (18.42%) ERP
12 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
14 5 (13.16%) BDD
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (13.16%) .NET
14 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
15 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 4 (10.53%) C#

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 5 (13.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) Appium
2 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 3 (7.89%) TestNG
2 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Test Strategy
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 15 (39.47%) Functional Testing
4 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (34.21%) SDLC
5 13 (34.21%) Web Testing
6 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 12 (31.58%) TDD
7 11 (28.95%) Process Improvement
8 10 (26.32%) Project Management
8 10 (26.32%) Test Management
8 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
10 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
10 7 (18.42%) ERP
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
12 5 (13.16%) BDD
13 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) ISEB
1 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Dynatrace
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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