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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 67 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
454 394 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.87% 74.76% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 404 335 370
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 £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
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 27 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
(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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £55,000 -
Test Management
West Midlands

Test Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

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