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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 207 232 236
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 37 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 16
Average salary £41,875 £40,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.39% -35.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,400 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +21 22 £45,000 +13.20% 2
Merseyside - 9 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire +2 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Test Management
England

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (46.49%) Finance
2 52 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 47 (41.23%) Test Strategy
4 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (33.33%) QA
5 38 (33.33%) Oracle
6 32 (28.07%) ISTQB
7 31 (27.19%) ISEB
7 31 (27.19%) Regression Testing
8 30 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 28 (24.56%) Programme Management
10 27 (23.68%) System Testing
10 27 (23.68%) Statistics
11 25 (21.93%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (21.05%) Functional Testing
13 23 (20.18%) Integration Testing
14 20 (17.54%) SQL
15 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (14.91%) Test Planning
17 16 (14.04%) Retail
18 15 (13.16%) Oracle Financials
18 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle EBS R12
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle Payables
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle Receivables
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle Cash Management
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle Assets
19 14 (12.28%) Software Testing
19 14 (12.28%) Selenium
19 14 (12.28%) Oracle Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Retail
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) LAN
1 4 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.28%) Selenium
3 11 (9.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (6.14%) QAComplete
5 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (46.49%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Test Manager
2 38 (33.33%) Analyst
3 37 (32.46%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Oracle Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Test Leader
5 11 (9.65%) Tester
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Test Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Defect Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.63%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) Web Services
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Statistics
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Animation
4 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 47 (41.23%) Test Strategy
3 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (27.19%) Regression Testing
5 30 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 28 (24.56%) Programme Management
7 27 (23.68%) System Testing
8 24 (21.05%) Functional Testing
9 23 (20.18%) Integration Testing
10 17 (14.91%) Test Planning
11 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.28%) Software Testing
13 13 (11.40%) Project Management
13 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
14 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
14 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (8.77%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.77%) Process Management
16 5 (4.39%) Automated Testing
17 4 (3.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) Python
3 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.39%) VBScript
4 3 (2.63%) C#
4 3 (2.63%) Perl
5 2 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) ISTQB
2 31 (27.19%) ISEB
3 9 (7.89%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.02%) HP
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.88%) Aquila
5 1 (0.88%) VocaLink
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago