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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 83 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
855 1458 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.66% 89.94% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1126 1100
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 6 £42,500 +11.11%
Chester - 1 £19,000 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) MSTest
3 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 8 (66.67%) Validation
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Contactless
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (66.67%) MSTest
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Tester
3 7 (58.33%) Automation Tester
3 7 (58.33%) Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Developer in Test
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Automation Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Contactless
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 8 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft