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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 222 207 195
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 36 37 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.69% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 57
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -30.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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
5549 5389 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.26% 87.81% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 4410 5463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +13 32 £50,000 +53.84%
Cheshire +13 3 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Lancashire -14 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) QA
3 26 (40.00%) ISEB
4 23 (35.38%) Test Strategy
5 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
5 22 (33.85%) ISTQB
6 20 (30.77%) SDLC
7 19 (29.23%) JIRA
8 18 (27.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
10 16 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
13 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
14 11 (16.92%) Finance
14 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
15 10 (15.38%) Product Management
15 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.38%) Windows
15 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
15 10 (15.38%) Defect Management
15 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
16 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
16 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
17 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
17 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 7 (10.77%) System Integration Testing

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 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) DSL
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.62%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Gatling
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Test Manager
2 18 (27.69%) Tester
3 11 (16.92%) QA Tester
4 10 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Test Leader
6 8 (12.31%) QA Leader
7 6 (9.23%) Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Tester
7 6 (9.23%) Software Tester
7 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.62%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.62%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Regression Test Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.08%) QA Team Leader
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) Behat
3 2 (3.08%) WSDL
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) XSD
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.08%) iPad
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
1 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Test Strategy
3 22 (33.85%) Test Scripting
4 20 (30.77%) SDLC
5 18 (27.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
7 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Defect Management
9 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Product Management
10 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
11 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.77%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.77%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Groovy
2 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) ISEB
2 22 (33.85%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (55.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Progress
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