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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 60 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.51% 2.14% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.71% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 3
Average salary £34,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.69% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £64,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £67,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
467 443 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 88.11% 79.11% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 434 389 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (31.25%) V-Model
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Google
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Demand Management
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (18.75%) Bug Management
7 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) V-Model
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Demand Management
4 3 (18.75%) Bug Management
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) CSQA
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Google