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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 60 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 14 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.88% 1.75% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.15% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
Average salary £34,000 £65,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.69% +40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £65,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £67,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,715 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +5.21%
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
650 698 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.25% 81.45% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 587 586 369
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £57,500 £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 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -2 8 £34,000 -47.69%
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (56.52%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) ISEB
4 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 6 (26.09%) Demand Management
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) V-Model
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Android

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) Demand Management
5 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 6 (26.09%) System Testing
6 5 (21.74%) V-Model
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
8 3 (13.04%) Bug Management
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CSQA
3 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Google