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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 230 239 247
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing QMS 14 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
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 27 March 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
Lancashire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire +8 5 - -
Manchester +1 1 £37,500 -31.81%
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) QA
3 8 (34.78%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (30.43%) ERP
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Time Management
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (26.09%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) ISMS
6 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 7 (30.43%) ERP
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) ISMS
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft