The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 115 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 8 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 11
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Test Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1484 1461 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.65% 81.53% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1120 1148
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Management across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Management Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Test Management Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Management
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 4 - -
High Wycombe -4 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (40.00%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Test Programme Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) HP AIS
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Planview
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft