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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 79 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 0.98% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -9.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
580 452 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.78% 73.74% 83.17%
Number of salaries quoted 458 361 343
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft