Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 143 169
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 9 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.29% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Cheshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,852 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% +17.57% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,000 £44,198 £25,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £48,870 £51,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -10.64%

Test Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2726 1981 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.46% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1675 2416
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Cheshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Cheshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Cheshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe 0 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Test Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) SSH
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Protractor
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) SSH
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Calabash
2 1 (11.11%) Capybara
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Protractor
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) API Testing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle