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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 65 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 3.37% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 3.90% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 5
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +44.61%
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
466 564 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.79% 86.50% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 364 488 474
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA