The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 69 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.63% 0.71% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.95% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +76.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Test Management
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
624 316 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.55% 74.88% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 602 291 365
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Test Management
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Northampton

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 20 (95.24%) QA
2 18 (85.71%) V-Model
3 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
3 16 (76.19%) Project Management
4 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 14 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Test Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Tester
2 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) V-Model
2 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 14 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (95.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft