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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 256 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.074% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +63.63%
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
1260 992 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.77% 14.72% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 872 1069
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 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 -17 4 £60,000 +33.33%
TestPartner
England

TestPartner
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) QALoad
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) jMock
1 8 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
1 8 (100.00%) EasyMock
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) CMMI
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 8 (100.00%) QALoad
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) jMock
1 8 (100.00%) EasyMock
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Head of Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) QMS
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) CMMI
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle