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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 108 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 13 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 0.75% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.98% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 32
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £24,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1424 1325 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.63% 76.28% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1069 1587
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 5 £47,000 -3.09%
Warrington -17 2 £33,150 -21.07%
Chester +2 1 £42,500 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
2 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) Statistics
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Teradata
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) Android
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Test Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
2 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) V-Model
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
1 4 (17.39%) Teradata
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
3 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) VMware