Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 182 153
Rank change year-on-year -28 -29 +87
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 48 80 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.72% 1.10% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.21% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 139
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -4.11%
10th Percentile £29,975 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,036 6,594 8,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.16% 90.78% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,129 5,654 6,545
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,063
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Management in West Yorkshire

Test Management
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -14 44 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Bradford +1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 30 (62.50%) SDLC
2 28 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (52.08%) Selenium
5 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
6 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 16 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 14 (29.17%) .NET
7 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) QA
8 12 (25.00%) Line Management
9 11 (22.92%) Kanban
9 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) XML
11 9 (18.75%) C++
11 9 (18.75%) HTML
11 9 (18.75%) Java
11 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
11 9 (18.75%) DevOps
12 8 (16.67%) Agile Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
13 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
13 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
14 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
15 5 (10.42%) Microsoft

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) G Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) JMeter
5 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Analyst
1 18 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Test Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Trainer
3 8 (16.67%) Tester
3 8 (16.67%) Trainer
4 6 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Manual Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Payments Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Healthcare Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) XML
3 9 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) WSDL
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) SDLC
2 28 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
5 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 16 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Line Management
8 11 (22.92%) Kanban
9 9 (18.75%) DevOps
9 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
10 8 (16.67%) Agile Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
13 4 (8.33%) BDD
14 3 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
14 3 (6.25%) System Testing
14 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) C++
2 9 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Google