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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 74 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 7 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.74% 2.02% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.47% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 12
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
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
820 768 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.68% 81.70% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 743 695 437
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (48.39%) Test Strategy
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (35.48%) System Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (32.26%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (32.26%) Demand Management
6 9 (29.03%) UNIX
6 9 (29.03%) IBM
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) JBoss
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) Perl
7 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
7 7 (22.58%) CICS
7 7 (22.58%) JCL
7 7 (22.58%) DB2
7 7 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) IVR
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.45%) WebSphere

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) CICS
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Test Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Environment Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
1 7 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (12.90%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) UNIX
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Test Strategy
2 12 (38.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 12 (38.71%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (35.48%) System Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (32.26%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) Demand Management
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
1 7 (22.58%) JCL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle