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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 169 175 180
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 12 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 13
Average salary £39,875 £34,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.27% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 24 April 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 32 (48.48%) Oracle
2 32 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (45.45%) QA
4 27 (40.91%) Test Strategy
5 23 (34.85%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 21 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
8 20 (30.30%) ISEB
8 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.30%) Functional Testing
8 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
9 16 (24.24%) Oracle Financials
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle Cash Management
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (18.18%) Programme Management
12 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 11 (16.67%) System Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Statistics
13 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
13 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (15.15%) Project Management
14 9 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (24.24%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (12.12%) Selenium
4 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.06%) QAComplete
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Test Manager
2 21 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 21 (31.82%) Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Manager
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Defect Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (4.55%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.52%) Lead Tester
10 1 (1.52%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Statistics
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Animation
4 2 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (40.91%) Test Strategy
3 22 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 21 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) Functional Testing
5 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
6 12 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 11 (16.67%) System Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
9 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Process Management
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
1 6 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.03%) VBScript
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 20 (30.30%) ISEB
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) VocaLink
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago