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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 138 169 159
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 48 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 19
Average salary £43,215 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,160 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
3344 3479 3067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.83% 84.20% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2814 2651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 - 5 £32,500 - 1
Bolton +8 1 £38,000 -24.00%
Wigan - 1 £28,000 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 30 (51.72%) QA
2 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
3 26 (44.83%) ISTQB
4 24 (41.38%) ISEB
5 22 (37.93%) Test Strategy
6 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Validation
7 18 (31.03%) Migration
7 18 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (29.31%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (27.59%) ITIL
10 15 (25.86%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Finance
13 10 (17.24%) Service Management
13 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
13 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Degree
13 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
14 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
15 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
15 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
15 7 (12.07%) Windows
15 7 (12.07%) Microsoft

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) QAComplete
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Test Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Head of Testing
3 9 (15.52%) QA Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Tester
5 5 (8.62%) Programme Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Programme Test Manager
5 5 (8.62%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Environment Manager
8 1 (1.72%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.72%) QA Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
2 22 (37.93%) Test Strategy
3 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Validation
4 18 (31.03%) Migration
4 18 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (29.31%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (27.59%) ITIL
6 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
10 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Service Management
11 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
12 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
12 7 (12.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 24 (41.38%) ISEB
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (51.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago