The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 181 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
TestPartner
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
701 529 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.33% 14.02% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 596 468 600
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (92.86%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) QALoad
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) jMock
2 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) SilkPerformer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) QMS
2 11 (78.57%) EasyMock
2 11 (78.57%) JUnit
2 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) CMMI
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) HNC
5 3 (21.43%) HND
5 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (21.43%) Compuware
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) QALoad
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
1 11 (78.57%) jMock
1 11 (78.57%) SilkPerformer
1 11 (78.57%) EasyMock
1 11 (78.57%) JUnit
1 11 (78.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (78.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Head of Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
1 11 (78.57%) QMS
2 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) CMMI
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) HNC
2 3 (21.43%) HND
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Compuware
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle