The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank - 108 90
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 0 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.94% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.12% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 19
Average salary - £47,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
Test Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1504 1605 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.19% 83.99% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1277 1035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) People Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) IBM

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago