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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 216 201 227
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 30 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.91% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.03% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 33
Median salary £33,750 £42,930 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.38% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £34,840
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £80,000 £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
5375 5926 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.87% 88.63% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 4900 5066
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -33 20 £32,500 -25.28% 4
Lancashire +13 3 £35,000 +32.07%
Merseyside -20 1 £37,500 +33.92%
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 35 (66.04%) QA
2 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) ISEB
4 23 (43.40%) Test Scripting
5 22 (41.51%) ISTQB
6 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (37.74%) Defect Management
8 19 (35.85%) JIRA
9 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
10 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
11 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
13 10 (18.87%) SDLC
13 10 (18.87%) SQL
14 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing
14 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 9 (16.98%) Product Management
14 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
15 8 (15.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
15 8 (15.09%) .NET
15 8 (15.09%) Scrum
16 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
16 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
17 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server

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 (9.43%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DSL
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) JIRA
2 6 (11.32%) MSTest
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Appium
3 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.66%) Gatling
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) JMeter
3 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Games
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Tester
2 16 (30.19%) Test Manager
3 10 (18.87%) QA Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) QA Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Developer in Test
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Automation Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Software Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Leader
6 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) CSS
3 6 (11.32%) HTML
4 4 (7.55%) SOAP
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) JSON
5 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.74%) Defect Management
4 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
5 13 (24.53%) Performance Testing
5 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
8 10 (18.87%) SDLC
9 9 (16.98%) Product Management
9 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Scrum
10 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (11.32%) Functional Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Validation
13 5 (9.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C#
2 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.66%) Groovy
3 3 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) ISEB
2 22 (41.51%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (66.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.89%) Progress
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41514 - £51895 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago