Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 116 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 11 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.79% 0.066% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.078% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 14
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.85% -50.48%
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -4.26%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1220 1278 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.08% 84.41% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1075 1186
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in the North East

Test Management
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Test Management in the North East

Test Management
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Management in the North East

Test Management
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +23 9 £40,000 - 6
Durham - 2 £37,500 -
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (45.45%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) ATDD
6 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
6 4 (36.36%) Ranorex
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Multithreading

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) Ranorex
2 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) REST
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
2 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (36.36%) ATDD
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA