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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 160 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 26 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.63% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 29
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £24,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,582 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.48% -3.15%
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
3420 3029 3052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.95% 78.19% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 2613 2666
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,430 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
Bolton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
3 13 (28.89%) ISEB
4 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 11 (24.44%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) Migration
6 10 (22.22%) C++
6 10 (22.22%) QA
7 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) XML
7 8 (17.78%) Retail
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) MS Project
9 6 (13.33%) C#
9 6 (13.33%) Validation
9 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Banking
10 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Project
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) Informix
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Firebug
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.22%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Testing Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
1 8 (17.78%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) J2EE
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) Statistics
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Software Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 11 (24.44%) Migration
4 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Validation
6 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.11%) System Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.67%) TDD
9 3 (6.67%) Release Management
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C++
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
1 13 (28.89%) ISEB
2 11 (24.44%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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