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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 72 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.47% 0.77% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.87% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £30,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.92% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% -8.52%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 558 578 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.60% 89.20% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 510 491 543
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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
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 3 months to 28 March 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
Durham -1 3 £30,000 -25.92%
Test Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) iPad

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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft