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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 51 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.98% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £51,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £47,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 - £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
438 577 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.73% 87.03% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 324 506 325
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 21 April 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 - 9 £32,500 - 1
Test Management
North West

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) MSTest
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Retail

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSTest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) HP