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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 96 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 5 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.24% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £43,500 £35,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £46,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -8.05%
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
1068 1617 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 88.22% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1314 989
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (20.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) TestNG
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) TestNG
3 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (13.33%) Toad
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) MSTest
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Contactless
2 1 (6.67%) EMV
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) F5
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Siebel
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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