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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 63 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.71% 2.51% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 3.14% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Average salary £30,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
482 382 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.31% 79.75% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 463 341 369
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £50,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (87.50%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) V-Model
3 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 7 (43.75%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) ISEB
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Marketing
11 1 (6.25%) Use Case
11 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) V-Model
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft