The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 173 159 145
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 26 13 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.41% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.45% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 36
Median salary £46,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
3317 2874 3362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.46% 90.15% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2369 2897
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Test Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Stockport +14 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Oldham - 4 £40,000 -
Cheadle +19 1 - -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) QA
3 19 (39.58%) ISEB
4 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
6 13 (27.08%) SDLC
7 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.75%) JIRA
10 8 (16.67%) Product Management
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 8 (16.67%) Windows
10 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.50%) Selenium

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) TestPartner
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Test Manager
2 13 (27.08%) Tester
3 8 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 8 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.33%) QA Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Regression Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Head of Test
9 1 (2.08%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) Behat
1 2 (4.17%) SOAP
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
1 2 (4.17%) WSDL
1 2 (4.17%) XML
1 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
4 13 (27.08%) SDLC
5 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.67%) Product Management
8 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
8 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.42%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISEB
2 18 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) SAP