The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 - - 60
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 458 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.77% 80.63% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 348 413 318
Average salary £38,230 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £47,500 £52,500
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 Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Lancashire region.

Test Management Salary Trend in Lancashire

Test Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center