The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 249 230 248
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.82% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £60,000 £28,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -61.37%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +9.09%
TestPartner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1286 979 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.29% 14.29% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 865 1016
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 29 August 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
(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 -14 3 £60,000 +114.28% 1
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England

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (87.50%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 13 (81.25%) ISEB
3 12 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (75.00%) JUnit
3 12 (75.00%) QMS
3 12 (75.00%) EasyMock
3 12 (75.00%) SilkPerformer
3 12 (75.00%) QALoad
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
3 12 (75.00%) jMock
4 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) HNC
5 4 (25.00%) HND
5 4 (25.00%) Compuware
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) CMMI
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) VBScript
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
1 12 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 12 (75.00%) SilkPerformer
1 12 (75.00%) QALoad
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
1 12 (75.00%) jMock
1 12 (75.00%) EasyMock
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Head of Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
1 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 12 (75.00%) QMS
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) CMMI
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) HNC
2 4 (25.00%) HND
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Compuware
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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