The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 71 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.31% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,275 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% -0.52%
Test Management
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 547 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.42% 77.48% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 480 420 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 Staffordshire

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Test Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft