The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 232 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 28 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.99% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 40
Median salary £43,000 £40,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -19.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5614 5957 6331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.27% 88.42% 86.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4682 4934 5176
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Management Salary Trend in the North West

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 20 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Cheshire +31 2 £46,705 +0.98%
Merseyside -27 1 £37,500 +33.92%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 30 (57.69%) QA
2 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) ISEB
4 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 21 (40.38%) ISTQB
6 19 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (34.62%) Defect Management
8 17 (32.69%) JIRA
9 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (19.23%) Windows
11 10 (19.23%) Product Management
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
11 10 (19.23%) SDLC
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
12 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
12 9 (17.31%) Finance
12 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
15 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
15 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (11.54%) Scrum
15 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DSL
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.77%) Gatling
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) MSTest
2 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 19 (36.54%) Tester
3 11 (21.15%) QA Tester
4 10 (19.23%) QA Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.77%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
1 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 18 (34.62%) Defect Management
4 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Product Management
6 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C#
1 3 (5.77%) Groovy
1 3 (5.77%) Scala
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
1 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) ISEB
2 21 (40.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (57.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Progress
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