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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 115 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 11 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.70% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +17.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1609 1423 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.04% 81.27% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1139 1467
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,275
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 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
Warrington - 7 £42,500 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 16 (55.17%) Windows
1 16 (55.17%) Test Strategy
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
5 9 (31.03%) SilkPerformer
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) ISEB
5 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) User Stories
8 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
9 5 (17.24%) Statistics
9 5 (17.24%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) System Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner
1 9 (31.03%) SilkPerformer
2 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (13.79%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Statistics
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Test Strategy
2 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
5 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
5 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
6 5 (17.24%) System Testing
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.90%) Use Case
8 2 (6.90%) V-Model
8 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Terminal Server
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
3 2 (6.90%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
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