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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 206 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 25 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 27
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £49,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
4695 5454 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 88.31% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3978 4365 4851
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +15 16 £37,000 -22.10% 3
Cheshire +34 7 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Merseyside +7 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (60.00%) QA
2 29 (58.00%) ISEB
3 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) ISTQB
5 21 (42.00%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (38.00%) Defect Management
7 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 18 (36.00%) SQL
8 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 15 (30.00%) JIRA
10 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.00%) HP
12 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (18.00%) Validation
13 9 (18.00%) MSTest
13 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
14 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
15 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
15 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
15 7 (14.00%) .NET
15 7 (14.00%) C#
15 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework

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 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
1 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) JIRA
2 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (18.00%) MSTest
4 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) Appium
6 3 (6.00%) JMeter
7 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Gatling
8 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.00%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Tester
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Test Manager
3 10 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Senior Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Developer in Test
5 7 (14.00%) QA Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 6 (12.00%) QA Tester
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) JSON
3 3 (6.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Contactless
4 1 (2.00%) EMV
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Defect Management
3 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Validation
9 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (10.00%) Line Management
12 5 (10.00%) Product Management
12 5 (10.00%) SDLC
12 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) ISEB
2 22 (44.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) HP
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
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