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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 112 94 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 23 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.45% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.76% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 66
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
1628 1309 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.44% 82.48% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1053 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 -13 9 - - 1
Knutsford -10 4 £47,000 -6.00%
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) UNIX
5 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
6 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (34.62%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
6 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
6 9 (34.62%) SilkPerformer
7 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
7 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) System Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Statistics
10 4 (15.38%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.54%) C
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
1 9 (34.62%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) UAT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.54%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
4 5 (19.23%) System Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) V-Model
7 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Teradata
4 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.69%) Cognizant
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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