Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Test Manager
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 254 218
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 43 84 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.75% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.77% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 70 109
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,000 £56,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £44,750 £36,250 £43,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire -1 30 £52,000 -9.57% 2
South Yorkshire +20 13 £60,000 +60.00%
Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (67.44%) Test Strategy
2 20 (46.51%) Test Management
3 18 (41.86%) SDLC
4 17 (39.53%) QA
4 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
5 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
6 15 (34.88%) Line Management
7 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) .NET
10 5 (11.63%) Banking
10 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
11 4 (9.30%) System Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.30%) SQL
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) ISEB
12 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
12 3 (6.98%) Scrum
12 3 (6.98%) HP

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.65%) eCATT
2 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) WSDL
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Test Strategy
2 20 (46.51%) Test Management
3 18 (41.86%) SDLC
4 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
5 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
6 15 (34.88%) Line Management
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
11 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) System Testing
12 3 (6.98%) Coaching
12 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) VMware