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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 156 149 159
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 15 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 1.17% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.38% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 14
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,980 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
2927 3416 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.93% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2932 2758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Stockport - 3 £32,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £36,000 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 18 (54.55%) ISEB
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
3 16 (48.48%) QA
4 14 (42.42%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (30.30%) Product Management
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
8 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
9 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
11 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
11 5 (15.15%) V-Model
11 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Migration
12 4 (12.12%) Banking
12 4 (12.12%) Retail
13 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Middleware

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.03%) MSTest
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Test Manager
2 13 (39.39%) QA Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Tester
4 9 (27.27%) QA Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Head of QA
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.03%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 10 (30.30%) Product Management
4 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) V-Model
7 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.09%) Line Management
9 3 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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