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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 169 161 181
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 9 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 13
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £56,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
2818 3230 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.96% 83.57% 81.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2317 2645 2898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Oracle
4 23 (42.59%) QA
4 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
5 20 (37.04%) Integration Testing
6 18 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 18 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 17 (31.48%) ISEB
7 17 (31.48%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
10 14 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 14 (25.93%) Functional Testing
11 12 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (20.37%) Statistics
12 11 (20.37%) System Testing
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle Receivables
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (18.52%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
15 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
16 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
16 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.41%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) QAComplete
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Test Manager
2 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Defect Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Lead Tester
10 1 (1.85%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Manual Tester
10 1 (1.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Statistics
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
3 20 (37.04%) Integration Testing
4 18 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 17 (31.48%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
7 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
7 14 (25.93%) Functional Testing
7 14 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 11 (20.37%) System Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
12 7 (12.96%) SDLC
13 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) Line Management
13 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (31.48%) ISEB
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) VocaLink
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