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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 182 164 144
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.45% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.50% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 31
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £44,980 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%

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
3466 3012 3395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.48% 90.61% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2456 2882
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +5 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Oldham - 3 £40,000 -
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) QA
3 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) ISEB
5 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
5 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (21.74%) SDLC
8 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
9 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.39%) JIRA
9 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
10 7 (15.22%) Product Management
10 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Selenium
11 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (10.87%) Test Automation

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:

Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) TestPartner
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Games
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.22%) QA Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) QA Leader
2 7 (15.22%) Tester
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Tester
3 6 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Head of Test
5 4 (8.70%) QA Manager
5 4 (8.70%) QA Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) QA Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Regression Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) Behat
1 2 (4.35%) SOAP
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) WSDL
1 2 (4.35%) XML
1 2 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (21.74%) SDLC
6 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Product Management
8 7 (15.22%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
11 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) SAP