Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Lancashire median annual salary £24,500 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +29.63% -1.82%
10th Percentile £23,750 £32,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £25,250 £37,500 £28,600
North West median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +2.38% -11.11%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 754 811 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.58% 88.34% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 607 727 699
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,852 £46,250
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Lancashire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Lancashire

Test Management
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Preston - 2 £24,500 -
Test Management
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Lead
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA