The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management 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 Test Management over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 212 223 179
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 30 24 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.33% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 67
Average salary £47,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.29% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,080 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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 +15 17 £47,000 +25.33% 1
Cheshire +7 13 £47,000 +17.50%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 20 (33.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
3 14 (23.73%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (23.73%) ISEB
4 13 (22.03%) Programme Management
4 13 (22.03%) Retail
5 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
5 12 (20.34%) System Testing
5 12 (20.34%) .NET
6 11 (18.64%) XML
6 11 (18.64%) Windows
6 11 (18.64%) Banking
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) Java
7 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
7 10 (16.95%) Android
8 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.25%) Statistics
9 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
9 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.56%) QA
9 8 (13.56%) SQL
9 8 (13.56%) C++
9 8 (13.56%) HTML
10 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.86%) Degree
10 7 (11.86%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Test Management 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 Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) DB2
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) Informix
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
1 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
2 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) Hudson
3 4 (6.78%) Firebug
4 3 (5.08%) NUnit
5 2 (3.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Banking
4 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Marketing
6 2 (3.39%) Games
6 2 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Test Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) UAT Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Software Quality Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 8 (13.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) Middleware
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Statistics
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Animation
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
2 10 (16.95%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (6.78%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
2 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
3 13 (22.03%) Programme Management
4 12 (20.34%) System Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
9 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.47%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.78%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (5.08%) ITIL
12 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C++
3 4 (6.78%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) ISEB
2 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Teradata
3 2 (3.39%) hybris
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.39%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago