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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 60 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 17 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.52% 1.52% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.80% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 4
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
593 556 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.85% 84.76% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 510 279
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (34.38%) Demand Management
4 11 (34.38%) System Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 11 (34.38%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.00%) UNIX
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) IBM
6 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (18.75%) CICS
7 6 (18.75%) JCL
7 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
7 6 (18.75%) DB2
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Perl
7 6 (18.75%) JBoss
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) QA

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) JBoss
1 6 (18.75%) CICS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SSL
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Test Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Junior
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
1 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) IVR
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (34.38%) Demand Management
3 11 (34.38%) System Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (34.38%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Bug Management
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
1 6 (18.75%) Perl
1 6 (18.75%) JCL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CSQA
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle