The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / Yorkshire
Rank 194 232 224
Rank change year-on-year +38 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 38 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.41% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 40
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £36,500 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5238 6320 7247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.23% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5252 5855
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Manager in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Yorkshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
West Yorkshire +41 29 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire +5 5 £55,000 +10.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 50 (60.24%) Test Strategy
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.99%) Process Improvement
4 34 (40.96%) Automation Testing
5 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
5 31 (37.35%) ISEB
6 26 (31.33%) Functional Testing
7 24 (28.92%) Test Automation
8 22 (26.51%) Coaching
8 22 (26.51%) Web Testing
9 21 (25.30%) QA
9 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
12 16 (19.28%) Project Management
12 16 (19.28%) SDLC
13 15 (18.07%) Finance
14 14 (16.87%) Test Management
15 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
16 12 (14.46%) TDD
16 12 (14.46%) .NET
17 11 (13.25%) Performance Testing
18 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
19 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
19 9 (10.84%) Oracle
19 9 (10.84%) Software Delivery
20 8 (9.64%) ERP
20 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
20 8 (9.64%) Selenium
21 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (7.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Selenium
2 6 (7.23%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) YouTrack
4 3 (3.61%) Appium
4 3 (3.61%) NUnit
4 3 (3.61%) TestNG
5 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
1 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Test Strategy
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.99%) Process Improvement
4 34 (40.96%) Automation Testing
5 26 (31.33%) Functional Testing
6 24 (28.92%) Test Automation
7 22 (26.51%) Coaching
7 22 (26.51%) Web Testing
8 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
11 16 (19.28%) Project Management
11 16 (19.28%) SDLC
12 14 (16.87%) Test Management
13 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
14 12 (14.46%) TDD
15 11 (13.25%) Performance Testing
16 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
17 9 (10.84%) Software Delivery
17 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) C#
1 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) ISEB
1 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.30%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Dynatrace
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
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