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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 242 222 245
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing QMS 8 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £26,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
6060 5598 5855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.77% 77.87% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4811 4747 5113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 19 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 19 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 -14 7 £53,750 +26.47% 3
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 13 (68.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (63.16%) QA
3 11 (57.89%) QALoad
3 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 11 (57.89%) jMock
3 11 (57.89%) EasyMock
3 11 (57.89%) LoadRunner
3 11 (57.89%) JUnit
3 11 (57.89%) TestPartner
3 11 (57.89%) SilkPerformer
4 10 (52.63%) ISEB
5 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) CMMI
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
9 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (57.89%) QALoad
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) jMock
2 11 (57.89%) EasyMock
2 11 (57.89%) LoadRunner
2 11 (57.89%) JUnit
2 11 (57.89%) TestPartner
2 11 (57.89%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Head of Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Production Manager
3 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) CMMI
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
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