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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 73 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 12 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.35% 1.80% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.18% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 13
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
769 734 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.21% 82.56% 77.64%
Number of salaries quoted 695 672 429
Average salary £42,504 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 11 £52,500 +50.00%
Test Management
East Midlands

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (47.62%) Test Strategy
2 19 (45.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (42.86%) Banking
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
4 17 (40.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 17 (40.48%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (38.10%) Project Management
5 16 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (38.10%) System Testing
5 16 (38.10%) Demand Management
6 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 9 (21.43%) UNIX
6 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) IBM
6 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) DB2
7 7 (16.67%) CICS
7 7 (16.67%) JCL
7 7 (16.67%) JBoss
7 7 (16.67%) Java
7 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 7 (16.67%) QA
7 7 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) SQL

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 7 (16.67%) CICS
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Environment Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Junior
4 1 (2.38%) Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 7 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) IVR
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) UNIX
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Test Strategy
2 19 (45.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (40.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 17 (40.48%) System Integration Testing
3 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
4 16 (38.10%) Project Management
4 16 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (38.10%) Demand Management
4 16 (38.10%) System Testing
4 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Bug Management
9 2 (4.76%) Validation
10 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.38%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
1 7 (16.67%) Perl
1 7 (16.67%) JCL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
1 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) CSQA
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle