The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 58 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 29 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.29% 0.84% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 1.00% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 1
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
Test Management
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 799 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.65% 84.37% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 638 669 410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +11 22 £47,000 +44.61%
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Test Strategy
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) Banking
4 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 16 (44.44%) Project Management
6 15 (41.67%) System Testing
6 15 (41.67%) Demand Management
6 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (25.00%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) ISEB
10 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
11 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
11 3 (8.33%) Bug Management
11 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.33%) Android
11 3 (8.33%) V-Model
11 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.33%) Software Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Test Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) UAT Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Junior
5 1 (2.78%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) PMI
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Test Strategy
3 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 16 (44.44%) Project Management
5 15 (41.67%) System Testing
5 15 (41.67%) Demand Management
5 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.33%) V-Model
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Bug Management
9 2 (5.56%) Validation
10 1 (2.78%) ITIL
10 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CSQA
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) Google