The first table below looks at the demand for TestPartner 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 TestPartner over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 236 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 19 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £26,750
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 - £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £27,350
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1164 1060 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.22% 14.38% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 909 1006
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
TestPartner
England

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TestPartner across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TestPartner
Salary Trend in the North West

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

TestPartner Salary Trend in the North West

TestPartner
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestPartner across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

TestPartner Salary Histogram in the North West

TestPartner
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 TestPartner within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 16 £55,000 -
TestPartner
England

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner.

1 19 (90.48%) ISEB
2 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (80.95%) LoadRunner
2 17 (80.95%) SilkPerformer
2 17 (80.95%) QALoad
2 17 (80.95%) Selenium
3 16 (76.19%) jMock
3 16 (76.19%) JUnit
3 16 (76.19%) EasyMock
4 15 (71.43%) QMS
4 15 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 15 (71.43%) Automated Testing
5 14 (66.67%) QA
6 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
7 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
9 5 (23.81%) CMMI
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
10 4 (19.05%) Compuware
10 4 (19.05%) HNC
10 4 (19.05%) HND
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) Service Management
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (80.95%) LoadRunner
1 17 (80.95%) SilkPerformer
1 17 (80.95%) QALoad
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) jMock
2 16 (76.19%) EasyMock
2 16 (76.19%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Head of Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 15 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 15 (71.43%) QMS
2 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) CMMI
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) System Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) HNC
3 4 (19.05%) HND
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Compuware