The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
England / North West
Rank 218 200 192
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 31 33 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.59% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.62% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 61
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £61,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager across the North West region.

Test Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Test Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -30 22 £51,250 - 1
Lancashire -8 4 £45,500 +7.05%
Merseyside - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire +13 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Test Manager
England

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 29 (50.00%) Test Management
2 26 (44.83%) Test Strategy
3 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (37.93%) ISTQB
5 18 (31.03%) SDLC
6 16 (27.59%) QA
7 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
7 15 (25.86%) ISEB
8 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) Oracle
10 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
11 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
12 8 (13.79%) Service Management
12 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
13 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.34%) Banking
14 6 (10.34%) SQL
15 5 (8.62%) Selenium

Test Manager Skill Set
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 (8.62%) CICS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Data Mining
1 5 (8.62%) DataStage
1 5 (8.62%) DB2
1 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Selenium
1 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.17%) TestPartner
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.62%) VSAM
3 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) AIX
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Test Management
2 26 (44.83%) Test Strategy
3 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.03%) SDLC
5 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
6 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
10 8 (13.79%) Service Management
10 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Data Management
12 5 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) COBOL
2 5 (8.62%) JCL
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) ISTQB
2 15 (25.86%) ISEB
3 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) BS25999
2 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Cognizant
2 5 (8.62%) IBM
2 5 (8.62%) Informatica
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
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