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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Management
Rank 93 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Management 41 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.80% 0.72% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.90% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 1
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
1794 1670 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.86% 79.90% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1228 1279
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
High Wycombe +11 15 £53,500 +18.88%
Milton Keynes 0 15 £45,000 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 43 (71.67%) Finance
2 37 (61.67%) SDLC
3 28 (46.67%) JIRA
4 26 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (43.33%) Test Scripting
4 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.67%) Performance Testing
6 21 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 17 (28.33%) HP
8 15 (25.00%) System Testing
9 14 (23.33%) HP UFT
9 14 (23.33%) QA
10 12 (20.00%) Selenium
10 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
11 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
11 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Release Management
13 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
14 8 (13.33%) Atlassian
14 8 (13.33%) SCCM
14 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
14 8 (13.33%) Validation
14 8 (13.33%) Migration

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) CICS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) JIRA
2 14 (23.33%) HP UFT
3 12 (20.00%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (71.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Environment Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Test Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Tester
8 1 (1.67%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.67%) UAT Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Test Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) SDLC
2 26 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 22 (36.67%) Performance Testing
4 21 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 15 (25.00%) System Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.67%) Release Management
7 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.33%) Validation
9 8 (13.33%) Migration
10 7 (11.67%) Functional Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Scrum
12 4 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
3 1 (1.67%) JCL
3 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) ISEB
5 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 8 (13.33%) BEA
4 4 (6.67%) Progress
5 3 (5.00%) Symbian
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) McAfee
6 2 (3.33%) Computacenter
6 2 (3.33%) Planview
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) BMC
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) Remedy