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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 196 213 223
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 38 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 25
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,565 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,388 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -0.26%
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
5493 5767 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.72% 82.72% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4452 4575 5171
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +23 33 £55,000 +17.02% 3
Cheshire -15 2 £38,250 -18.61%
Merseyside - 2 £39,750 -
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 38 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 34 (44.74%) QA
3 32 (42.11%) ISEB
4 31 (40.79%) Test Strategy
5 30 (39.47%) Finance
6 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (34.21%) Test Scripting
7 26 (34.21%) Software Testing
8 18 (23.68%) SQL
9 16 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 16 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (19.74%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) Validation
10 15 (19.74%) Migration
10 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (19.74%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
12 12 (15.79%) Oracle
12 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (15.79%) Line Management
13 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (14.47%) Degree
14 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
14 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
14 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
14 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
14 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (11.84%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) MSTest
4 2 (2.63%) QAComplete
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 21 (27.63%) Test Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Programme Manager
3 7 (9.21%) Programme Test Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Head of Testing
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Tester
7 2 (2.63%) QA Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Defect Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (1.32%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Statistics
3 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Test Strategy
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) Software Testing
3 26 (34.21%) Test Scripting
4 16 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 16 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (19.74%) Validation
5 15 (19.74%) Migration
5 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) ITIL
5 15 (19.74%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Line Management
8 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.84%) Test Planning
9 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) Python
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 32 (42.11%) ISEB
3 11 (14.47%) Degree
4 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (44.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) HP
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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