Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 104 69
Rank change year-on-year +21 -35 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 0.077% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.086% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 13
Merseyside median annual salary - £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.93% -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 909 1157 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.36% 88.73% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 681 783 604
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £64,700
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Merseyside

Test Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Merseyside

Test Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool - 3 - -
Test Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Russian Language
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA