Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.34% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,250 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +50.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20,725 £35,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £34,075 £45,000 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £46,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year -24.32% -5.13% +18.90%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1036 1160 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.91% 92.43% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1023 944
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +3.13%
10th Percentile £21,900 £23,250 £23,575
90th Percentile £58,300 £57,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Staffordshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Management in Staffordshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Staffordshire 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
Burton-upon-Trent +9 2 £21,750 -51.67%
Stoke-on-Trent +21 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Test Management
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft