The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 111 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.52% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £43,761 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -2.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1545 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 80.09% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1175 1195
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +17 2 £42,500 - 3
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 £36,000 - 1
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
2 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) System Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) NUnit
7 4 (19.05%) Statistics
7 4 (19.05%) Change Control
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Teradata
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) ATM
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Test Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Test Strategy
2 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Teradata
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Cognizant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40K to £45K + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Knutsford
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago