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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 133 146 185
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 59 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 0.83% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.04% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 6
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +21.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +1.76%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3435 2984 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 80.30% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2551 3058
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bolton - 3 £50,000 -
Wigan - 1 £25,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £30,000 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 35 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.74%) QA
4 32 (33.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (32.63%) Test Scripting
6 30 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 28 (29.47%) Oracle
7 28 (29.47%) Software Testing
8 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (27.37%) Regression Testing
10 24 (25.26%) ISEB
11 19 (20.00%) Migration
12 18 (18.95%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
14 16 (16.84%) Selenium
14 16 (16.84%) Functional Testing
15 15 (15.79%) Retail
15 15 (15.79%) Degree
15 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
16 14 (14.74%) Integration Testing
16 14 (14.74%) System Testing
16 14 (14.74%) Oracle Retail
17 13 (13.68%) Project Management
17 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (13.68%) Scrum
18 12 (12.63%) C#
18 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
18 12 (12.63%) Test Planning

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle Retail
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) LAN
1 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.84%) Selenium
3 11 (11.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (6.32%) QAComplete
5 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
4 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Test Manager
2 17 (17.89%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Test Leader
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Tester
6 8 (8.42%) QA Manager
6 8 (8.42%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.16%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (3.16%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (1.05%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Web Services
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) J2EE
5 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Statistics
3 5 (5.26%) Animation
4 2 (2.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (32.63%) Test Scripting
5 28 (29.47%) Software Testing
6 26 (27.37%) Regression Testing
7 19 (20.00%) Migration
8 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
8 16 (16.84%) Functional Testing
9 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 14 (14.74%) Integration Testing
10 14 (14.74%) System Testing
11 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.68%) Scrum
11 13 (13.68%) Project Management
12 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
12 12 (12.63%) Test Planning
13 11 (11.58%) Programme Management
14 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.53%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) C#
2 11 (11.58%) C++
3 9 (9.47%) SQL
3 9 (9.47%) Python
4 3 (3.16%) Java
5 2 (2.11%) Perl
5 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.11%) VBScript
5 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 24 (25.26%) ISEB
3 15 (15.79%) Degree
4 11 (11.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.74%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) HP
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) Aquila
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