The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 245 220 243
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs citing QMS 18 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 9
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
QMS
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QMS Salary Trend in the North West

QMS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

QMS Salary Histogram in the North West

QMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(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
Manchester -6 16 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -17 2 £45,000 -10.00% 4
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 17 (73.91%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (73.91%) QA
2 14 (60.87%) Manual Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Automated Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
2 14 (60.87%) ISEB
2 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Service Management
4 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (34.78%) SilkPerformer
5 8 (34.78%) TestPartner
5 8 (34.78%) EasyMock
5 8 (34.78%) QALoad
5 8 (34.78%) Selenium
5 8 (34.78%) jMock
5 8 (34.78%) JUnit
5 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
6 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) CMMI
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
2 8 (34.78%) TestPartner
2 8 (34.78%) SilkPerformer
2 8 (34.78%) QALoad
2 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) jMock
2 8 (34.78%) EasyMock
2 8 (34.78%) JUnit
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Head of Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Production Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Automated Testing
1 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
1 14 (60.87%) Manual Testing
1 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) CMMI
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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