The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 239 225 246
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing QMS 3 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QMS
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -12 3 £47,500 +11.76% 2
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (77.78%) JUnit
1 14 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (77.78%) LoadRunner
1 14 (77.78%) TestPartner
1 14 (77.78%) SilkPerformer
1 14 (77.78%) QALoad
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
1 14 (77.78%) jMock
1 14 (77.78%) EasyMock
2 11 (61.11%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) CMMI
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JUnit
1 14 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (77.78%) LoadRunner
1 14 (77.78%) TestPartner
1 14 (77.78%) SilkPerformer
1 14 (77.78%) QALoad
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
1 14 (77.78%) jMock
1 14 (77.78%) EasyMock
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Head of Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) CMMI
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
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