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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 76 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.02% 0.50% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.70% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 573 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 80.46% 71.89% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 526 438 451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Test Management
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Test Management Salary Trend in the North East

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the North East

Test Management
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Tyne and Wear -7 8 £40,250 +0.62% 3
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (50.00%) Banking
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
1 11 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 10 (45.45%) ATM
3 8 (36.36%) Online Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Internet
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) TSYS
4 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
4 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Retail Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Retail
4 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) IVR
6 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) Cognizant
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) ATM
2 8 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) OSPF
4 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 3 (13.64%) DSL
4 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
4 3 (13.64%) L2TP
4 3 (13.64%) X.21
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) IPsec
4 3 (13.64%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) Broadband
4 3 (13.64%) ISDN
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) PPP
4 3 (13.64%) SNMP
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Online Banking
2 6 (27.27%) IVR
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
6 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
3 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
3 3 (13.64%) CCSP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCDP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
1 7 (31.82%) TSYS
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) Cognizant
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 - £32,622
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago