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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 64 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.47% 1.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £29,500 £34,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.10% -36.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 390 571 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 90.91% 87.58% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 302 517 406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Tamworth +1 1 - -
Test Management
West Midlands

Test Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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

1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

Test Management
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
1 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center