The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 172 166
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 16 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 18
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,215
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -28.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £53,800 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

Test Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3815 3167 3026
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.09% 90.25% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3263 2709 2524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Test Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Manchester

Test Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Manchester

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in Manchester

Test Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £27,500 -
Stockport -23 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Test Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) QA
2 16 (50.00%) ISEB
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) JIRA
4 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
5 10 (31.25%) Product Management
6 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (15.63%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.63%) Selenium
10 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.63%) Unix
11 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 4 (12.50%) Retail
11 4 (12.50%) SDLC
11 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.38%) Performance Management

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) QA Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Head of Test
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Head of QA
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) WSDL
1 2 (6.25%) XML
1 2 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (31.25%) Product Management
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) HP
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