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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 142 157 156
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 38 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.63% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.81% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 30
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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 19 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 19 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 - 8 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 1
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 28 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 27 (48.21%) Finance
3 25 (44.64%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (32.14%) Migration
4 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
5 17 (30.36%) Test Strategy
6 16 (28.57%) ISEB
7 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.00%) Degree
8 14 (25.00%) C++
9 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
10 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (21.43%) .NET
11 11 (19.64%) QA
11 11 (19.64%) Scrum
11 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (17.86%) Validation
12 10 (17.86%) C#
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) System Testing
14 8 (14.29%) XML
15 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.50%) Retail
15 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
16 6 (10.71%) Banking
16 6 (10.71%) Selenium
16 6 (10.71%) SQL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Project
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) DB2
2 3 (5.36%) Informix
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Selenium
3 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Test Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.79%) UAT Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Testing Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Change Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) J2EE
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 18 (32.14%) Migration
3 17 (30.36%) Test Strategy
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 10 (17.86%) Validation
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (16.07%) System Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Agile Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
12 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.14%) BDD
13 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C++
2 10 (17.86%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 16 (28.57%) ISEB
3 14 (25.00%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.57%) hybris
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago