The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 46 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.42% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £28,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 486 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.78% 80.87% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 390 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Test Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Liverpool - 6 £47,000 - 3
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (53.33%) MS Office
5 8 (53.33%) QA
6 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Usability Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) SAP
9 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
9 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (20.00%) Replication
10 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
10 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
10 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (20.00%) Data Integration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (13.33%) MSTest
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) HP
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