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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 114 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 5 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.50% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1397 1388 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.45% 79.91% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1035 1094
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +9 2 £38,250 -4.37%
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford -5 1 £62,500 +47.05%
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
3 16 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Statistics
3 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (66.67%) System Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
3 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
2 16 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (66.67%) System Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) IBM
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix
1 1 (4.17%) VMware