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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 179 157 155
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 20 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.88% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.98% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 38
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3406 3466 3542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.80% 89.89% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2872 2920
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Stockport -7 3 £32,500 -
Wigan -3 1 £40,000 +42.85%
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 21 (56.76%) ISEB
1 21 (56.76%) QA
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
4 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
5 12 (32.43%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) JIRA
7 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Product Management
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (24.32%) SDLC
9 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
9 8 (21.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.22%) Scrum
11 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
11 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
12 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (13.51%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.70%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Test Manager
1 15 (40.54%) Tester
2 10 (27.03%) QA Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) QA Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Leader
5 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Strategy
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Test
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Testing
6 1 (2.70%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.03%) Product Management
3 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) SDLC
5 8 (21.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Regression Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) ISEB
2 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Progress
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