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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 144 170 183
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 32 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -35.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £52,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3089 3100 3125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.31% 83.29% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2595 2640 2668
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 39 (41.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (40.43%) Oracle
4 36 (38.30%) QA
5 35 (37.23%) Test Strategy
6 32 (34.04%) Test Scripting
6 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (31.91%) Regression Testing
8 29 (30.85%) ISTQB
9 27 (28.72%) ISEB
10 25 (26.60%) Oracle EBS
11 23 (24.47%) Integration Testing
11 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
12 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
13 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
15 15 (15.96%) Retail
15 15 (15.96%) System Testing
15 15 (15.96%) Selenium
15 15 (15.96%) Oracle Financials
16 14 (14.89%) Project Management
16 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Retail
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle General Ledger
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle EBS R12
16 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Payables
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Receivables
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Cash Management
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Assets

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Retail
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) LAN
1 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Selenium
2 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (7.45%) QAComplete
5 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Test Manager
2 25 (26.60%) Analyst
3 24 (25.53%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Oracle Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Test Leader
5 11 (11.70%) Tester
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Manager
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Test Manager
7 5 (5.32%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) QA Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Defect Manager
9 3 (3.19%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.19%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.19%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.13%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Web Services
2 7 (7.45%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Statistics
3 5 (5.32%) Animation
4 3 (3.19%) Open Source
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (37.23%) Test Strategy
3 32 (34.04%) Test Scripting
3 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (31.91%) Regression Testing
5 23 (24.47%) Integration Testing
5 23 (24.47%) Functional Testing
6 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.96%) System Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (14.89%) Project Management
10 13 (13.83%) Waterfall
11 12 (12.77%) Test Planning
11 12 (12.77%) Programme Management
12 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.64%) Migration
13 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
13 10 (10.64%) Process Management
14 9 (9.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) C#
4 7 (7.45%) C++
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) ISTQB
2 27 (28.72%) ISEB
3 9 (9.57%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (38.30%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) HP
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Aquila
4 1 (1.06%) VocaLink
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