The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 197 166 191
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs citing QMS 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.094% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% -12.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
QMS
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3491 2985 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.90% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3004 2541 3098
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

QMS Salary Trend in Manchester

QMS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

QMS Salary Histogram in Manchester

QMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Altrincham +3 3 £37,500 -16.66%
QMS
North West

QMS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 13 (76.47%) ISEB
1 13 (76.47%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
1 13 (76.47%) QA
1 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Service Management
3 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 4 (23.53%) TestPartner
5 4 (23.53%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (23.53%) QALoad
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) jMock
5 4 (23.53%) EasyMock
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
7 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) TestPartner
2 4 (23.53%) EasyMock
2 4 (23.53%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (23.53%) QALoad
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) jMock
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Head of Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Production Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001