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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 64 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.79% 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
509 458 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.54% 73.75% 76.88%
Number of salaries quoted 432 387 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Lichfield -11 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £55,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £32,500 -
Test Management
West Midlands

Test Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) MSTest
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) MSTest
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Testing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft