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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Management
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 72 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 1.00% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.12% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 455 627 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.52% 89.96% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 371 554 485
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +18 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Test Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft