The first table below looks at the demand for TestPartner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 174 - 167
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
606 588 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 14.33% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 517 523 491
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
TestPartner
North West

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TestPartner across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TestPartner
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestPartner across the Manchester region.

TestPartner Salary Trend in Manchester

TestPartner
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestPartner across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

TestPartner Salary Histogram in Manchester

TestPartner
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 8 £55,000 -
Stockport - 4 £29,500 -
TestPartner
North West

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner.

1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
2 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
3 13 (76.47%) QA
3 13 (76.47%) QALoad
3 13 (76.47%) Selenium
3 13 (76.47%) SilkPerformer
3 13 (76.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (76.47%) LoadRunner
4 12 (70.59%) JUnit
4 12 (70.59%) jMock
4 12 (70.59%) EasyMock
5 11 (64.71%) QMS
5 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) HNC
7 4 (23.53%) HND
7 4 (23.53%) Compuware
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) VBScript
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
9 2 (11.76%) Service Management
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) CMMI
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Degree

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) QALoad
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
1 13 (76.47%) SilkPerformer
1 13 (76.47%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (76.47%) LoadRunner
2 12 (70.59%) JUnit
2 12 (70.59%) jMock
2 12 (70.59%) EasyMock
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Head of Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
1 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 11 (64.71%) QMS
2 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) CMMI
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) HNC
2 4 (23.53%) HND
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Compuware
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle