The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 185 163
Rank change year-on-year +27 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 34 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.48% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.50% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 49
Median salary £50,000 £45,750 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.28% -10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,158 £36,700 £44,500
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3529 4211 4785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 97.21% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 3457 3770
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in West Yorkshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +24 19 £55,000 +23.94% 1
Huddersfield - 13 £47,500 -
Castleford - 2 £40,000 -
Test Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 43 (76.79%) Test Strategy
2 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
5 23 (41.07%) ISEB
6 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (39.29%) Functional Testing
7 20 (35.71%) Web Testing
8 19 (33.93%) E-Commerce
9 18 (32.14%) Process Improvement
10 17 (30.36%) Project Management
11 16 (28.57%) QA
11 16 (28.57%) SDLC
12 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (23.21%) TDD
14 12 (21.43%) Test Management
15 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
16 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
17 9 (16.07%) Selenium
17 9 (16.07%) Oracle
17 9 (16.07%) Finance
17 9 (16.07%) Software Delivery
18 8 (14.29%) ERP
18 8 (14.29%) .NET
19 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
19 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
19 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
20 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
20 6 (10.71%) C#
20 6 (10.71%) Oracle ERP

Test Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Selenium
2 3 (5.36%) Appium
2 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) TestNG
2 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Test Strategy
2 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
4 22 (39.29%) Functional Testing
4 22 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (35.71%) Web Testing
6 19 (33.93%) E-Commerce
7 18 (32.14%) Process Improvement
8 17 (30.36%) Project Management
9 16 (28.57%) SDLC
10 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
12 12 (21.43%) Test Management
13 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
14 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
15 9 (16.07%) Software Delivery
16 8 (14.29%) ERP
17 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
17 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
18 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 23 (41.07%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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